Alva R. Eads 89 of Princeton, IN formerly of Oakland City, IN. entered rest on Sunday, December 30, 2007 at 11:10 A.M at home.

He was born on May 10, 1918 in Pike County, IN to Christopher and Effie (Jones) Eads.

He retired from Whirlpool Corp. in 1983 after 41 years of service.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Oleva Eads in 1982; and, great grandson Joshua Hembree in 2007.

Surviving family members are Larry Eads of Selvin, IN, Betty Sloan of Princeton, IN, David Eads of Princeton, IN and Rosemary (Lowell) Burch of Lawrenceville, IL.   Grandchildren Anita Galbraith, Rodney Doan, Roger Sloan, Martina Vinson, Donna Lacey, Rogenia Wooten, Amanda Eads, Angela Eads and Dustin Mallott.  Several great grandchildren  and  two great-great Grandchildren.  Also several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 P.M. Thursday January 3, 2008 at Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel in Oakland City with burial in Cloin Cemetery near Glezen,IN, Bro: Fred Denton will officiate.

Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 P.M.Wednesday and from 8:00A.M until services Thursday at the chapel.