Teresa Moore Eakins, 53, of Willard, beloved wife, mother, granddaughter, daughter, sister and friend left her earthly life much too soon on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
She was born December 16, 1963 in Duplin County the daughter of Alice Blanton Caison and the late Larry Thomas Moore.
Teresa is survived by her husband of 37 years, Michael S. Eakins; daughter, Melissa D. Eakins; son, Michael T. Eakins (Deanna); grandchildren, Luke Eakins and Mia Eakins; mother, Alice Blanton Caison and her husband, Ray; sisters, Faith Perez (Martin) and Kimberly Harrell (Rob); and many nieces, nephews, and extended family.
With a joyful spirit, contagious laugh and sparkling personality Teresa lived her life with love always caring for her family, church family and friends. Teresa was a joy to know and blessed the lives of so many.
To Teresa’s many friends and the entire community her family would like to thank you for every kindness shown…prayers, visits, cards, flowers and genuine expressions of concern. We thank God, our Heavenly Father, for the gift of family and friends and pray His eternal blessings to all.
The family will receive friends 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Quinn-McGowen Burgaw Chapel. Service will be held at 6 p.m. also on Saturday at Friendly Community Baptist Church, 1730 US Hwy 117, Burgaw, NC with the Reverend Roger Brittingham conducting the service.
At other times the family will be at the home of Martin and Faith Perez, 5195 US Hwy 117S, Burgaw, NC
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Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home of Burgaw.
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God truly gained an angel. You will be forever missed, never forgotten. Rest in peace my friend
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I still can't believe you're gone. Till we meet again my sweet friend, praying for your family
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