OBITUARY: Traci La Don Eason

Traci La Don Eason, 53, of Newton, passed away Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, in her sleep while enjoying time with family at East Lake in Newton.

Traci was born Feb. 20, 1967, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita to Don and Linda (Hayes) Fitz-Roy.

Traci graduated from South High in Wichita in 1985. She married George Eason on Jan. 1, 2001, right after the stroke of midnight.

Traci was the mother of two daughters, Cheyenne and Shenandoah, and had worked as a baker at The Breadbasket in Newton for 20 years. She loved lake time with the family, cruises, cooking, spending time with her grandkids, going to country concerts, movies, making cakes for birthdays and special parties.

She is survived by her husband, George; daughters, Cheyenne (Chris) Moree, Shenandoah Cooper; sister, Amy (David) Drake; brother, Marc (Lisa) Fitz-Roy; grandchildren, Savannah, Traceyn, Adalyn, Landon, Asher, Emilio and Alex; nieces, Breana, Ariel, Makenzie; nephew, Elliott; and great-nieces and great-nephews.

Traci was preceded in death by her parents, Linda Riggins, and Don Fitz-Roy; and son, Little George Eason.

A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, at The Gathering in Newton with Pastor Donna Voteau presiding. Due to the current COVID-19 conditions, we ask that those attending please wear a face mask.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks memorials be sent to Petersen Funeral Home to cover the cost of the funeral expenses.

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