The family will receive friends from noon until 2 p.m. today, Aug. 9, 2012, at Collins-Burke Funeral Home prior to services. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today, Aug. 9, 2012, at Collins-Burke Chapel. Burial will follow at Shiloh Cemetery. Bro. Morris Helston and Bro. Joey Vick will officiate. Wes was an insurance agent with Liberty National for 40 years and Walker County Commissioner district 2 for four years.
Mr. Eaton was preceded in death by his father, Jess Eaton; mother, Amy Eaton; sister, Mary Bryant; brothers, J.L. Eaton and Cliff Eaton; granddaughter, LeShell Eaton; and grandson, John David Wilson III.
He is survived by his wife, Martha Ann Eaton of Nauvoo; sons, Rodney L. Eaton (Mary) of Nauvoo, Wayne Johnston of Cullman County, Andy Johnston of Kansas and Ronnie Johnston (Yvonne) of Pennsylvania; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Gary Weaver, Dan Wright, Bruce Naramore, David Sandlin, David Edgil and Alan Cook.