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Armittie A (England) EadyAugust 14, 1939 ~ May 12, 2017 (age 77)
Armittie A. (England) Eady was born August 14, 1939 in Sprott, Alabama. She was the daughter of George and Otelia (Martin) England. At the age of 77 she departed this life on Friday, May 12, 2017 surrounded by her family.
At the age of 12, she was baptized at Oakridge Baptist Church by the late Rev. E.M. Carter in Sprott, Alabama. She completed her high school education at Lincoln High School in Marion, Alabama.
Armittie continued her education and received an Associate of Science degree from Wiona Beauty College in Birmingham, Alabama. She also attended Indiana University at Fort Wayne – Early Childhood Development.
In 1959, she moved to Fort Wayne, Indiana and united with Progressive Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Rev. Jesse White. After her marriage to her sweetheart, Marvin P. Eady, she united with Pilgrim Baptist Church where she sang in the Chancellor Choir. In 2013, she and Marvin moved their membership to Light of World Christian Church under the leadership of Pastor Cornelius Hill Jr.
She had a special gift for nurturing children. Armittie retired after providing more than 20 years of service at both Fort Wayne Community School and Early Childhood Alliance.
Armittie was a loving woman who loved fishing and gardening. She was an excellent cook, a loving wife, mother, grandmother and dedicated Christian worker. She enjoyed life to the fullest traveling near and far with her husband.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Otelia England; brothers, Major Aron England Sr. and George England and sisters, Ionie White and Sara L. Bratton.
Left to cherish in many loving and fond memories are her husband of 57 years, Marvin P. Eady Sr.; sons, Dr. Marvin (Pat) Eady Jr. and John P. (Stephanie) Eady; daughter, Trista R. Eady; brothers, Jeremiah (Velma) England, Albert (Constance) England, Ernest England and Johnny (Lena) England; sisters, Odessa Black and Geneva Mitchell; sisters-in-law, Anna Slayton and Maggie Mae England; four grandchildren Aaryn N. Eady, Alexandria C. Eady, Marcel T. Banks and DeAndre’ L. Banks; a great grandson, Dre A. Banks; a god-daughter, Latasha Mitchell and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, other family members and friends.
Sis. Eady will be laid to rest in Covington Memorial Gardens