May well 24, 1932 – September 1, 2021
Jean Eason passed peacefully of all-natural triggers on September 1, 2021, in Greensboro, NC. She was 89.
Jean was born Dorothy Jean Goodner on Could 24, 1932, in Rocky Ford, CO, to Gladys (Jensen) and Theodore Chritton Goodner. Lifted in the compact farm town of Rocky Ford in the Arkansas River valley of southeast Colorado, Jean’s father ran the relatives business, manufacturing and installing agricultural irrigation pumping units. Jean was an excellent large faculty scholar, going on to college at the College of Missouri-Columbia, the place she graduated with an AB in English and Psychology (1954), adopted by an MA in Psychology (1956). There she met, and in 1952, married Robert “Bob” Eason. In 1956, as Bob also acquired his qualified degree, they had a son and the household moved to California, before long settling in San Diego the place their daughter was born two a long time afterwards. Jean went about boosting the family while also getting quite lively in local troubles, ultimately serving as President of the San Diego League of Women of all ages Voters.
In 1967 the Eason family relocated to Greensboro as Bob accepted a college place at UNCG. Jean quickly found a purpose for herself as very well at the college with many positions focusing on women’s and grownup schooling applications she was Director of Continuing Education for Women of all ages, Director of the Place of work for Adult College students, Director of Continuing Training, and, finally, the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Educational Affairs throughout her prolonged college profession. Whilst at UNCG, Jean received the prestigious honor to serve as a College of NC General public Provider Fellow during the 1980-81 educational year, performing from the Office environment of the President of the UNC procedure in Raleigh. Even though continue to working, she continued her own schooling, earning a Doctorate in Training from UNCG in 1974 and an MA from Duke in Public Policy Reports (1983).
Jean’s passion for grownup instruction ongoing to be the emphasis of her working decades. In 1987, after leaving college perform, she became the Govt Director of the Shepherd’s Heart, a non-profit whose aim is to manage more mature adult volunteers to aid just about every other preserve unbiased and active life. After retired from Shepherd’s Heart far more than a 10 years afterwards, Jean ongoing volunteering and she and Bob taught personal computer expertise to seniors. They then moved to the Mates Residences at Guilford in 2004. Hardly ever a single to relaxation, she volunteered to edit the neighborhood e-newsletter for a variety of several years.
Jean is survived by her loving spouse of 69 several years, Bob, her beloved Siamese cat Tai, her son Greg Eason and wife Reyna Simon of Los Gatos, CA, her daughter Linda Goff and husband Andrew of Greensboro, and her granddaughter Sarah Goff Eldridge and partner Luke of Portland, OR. She is also survived by her brother Ted Goodner (and wife CJ) of Lamar, CO, and various nieces and nephews.
Must mates and family want to donate in Jean’s memory, tips for causes significant to her and the family incorporate Shepherd’s Middle of Greensboro, 302 West Current market Avenue, #103, Greensboro, NC 27401, the ASPCA, PO Box 96929, Washington, DC 20090 and AuthoraCare (Hospice) of Greensboro, 2500 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27405.
Hanes Lineberry North Elm is aiding the Eason household with preparations. On line condolences may well be shared by visiting www.haneslineberryfhnorthelm.com.
Published by Greensboro News & File on Sep. 12, 2021.