Ann Eason, 85, of Braxton passed away Thursday, July 28, 2011, at her residence. Ann was born in Hopewell, MS on April 9, 1926, a daughter of the late Ellen Louella (Cliburn) and Elbert William Bell.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Koke Thomas Eason, Sr.  Ann is survived by:  two daughters, Sandra Newell (Rit Domenico) Saltarelli, of Gulfport, MS;  Ellen Eason (John) Chauvin, of New Iberia, LA;  two sons, William Steven (Bebe) Newell, of Terry, MS; and Robert Wayne (Tammy) Eason, Sr., of Meridian, MS.  She is also survived by ten grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.  Other survivors include, a sister, Inest Durden, of Vicksburg, MS; and a brother, William Bell, of Terry, MS.   Visitation is Friday, July 29, 2011, from 5 pm to 8 pm at Tutor Funeral Home, Mendenhall; and Saturday, July 30, 2011, from 9 am to 10 am  at Braxton Baptist Church.

Religious Service will be at Braxton Baptist Church, at 10:00 am on Saturday, July 30, 2011, with Rev. Maurice Bryant and Rev. James Buie officiating.   Interment will follow in the Braxton City Cemetery.