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Lucy Jane Dodd Eastham




AAFA #1095






Beaumont, Jefferson Co., TX—Friday, 15 May 2009


            Lucy Jane Dodd Eastham , 86, of Houston, died Wednesday, May 13, 2009, at Methodist Hospital in Houston.

            A native of Beaumont, Lucy was born on November 26, 1922 to Flora and Hardy Dodd. She worked as a reporter for the Beaumont Enterprise in the 1950’s and the Baton Rouge Morning Advocate in the 1960’s. Lucy later moved to Houston in 1970. She was a lifelong member of the Junior League and Pi Beta Phi.

            Her parents, Flora and Hardy Dodd; husband, John Moise Eastham , Jr.; and brother, Hardy A. Dodd, Jr., preceded her in death.

            Survivors include her son, H. Dodd Eastham [AAFA #1079] and his wife Glyance of Houston; grandchildren, Emily Lewin and her husband Dr. Marc Lewin of Dallas, Jenny Eastham of Houston and Hardy D. Eastham , Jr. of Baton Rouge; and great-grandchild, Addison Reece Lewin.

            A graveside service will be 2:00 p. m. Friday, May 15, 2009 at Magnolia Cemetery under the direction of Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin, Beaumont.

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AAFA NOTES: SSDI records confirm the birth and death dates of Lucy Jane Eastham (SS# issued in TX), last residence not listed.

            Her Alford lineage, from her maternal great-grandmother: Eboline 1833 TX4, Winfield 1804 NC5, Isaac 1782 NC6, John 1747 NC7, Julius 1717 VA8, James 1687 VA9, John 1645 VA10.