Fannie Viola Eason, age 101, of Splendora, Texas, passed away Friday, July 27, 2012. She was born October 13, 1910 in Normangee, Texas to parents John Henry Bates and Lillie Belle Seay Bates who preceded her in death along with her loving husband Virgil Clarence Eason; daughters Jackie Marie Eason and Virginia Carol Parker.Survivors include children C.L. and Margie Eason, Mary Sue and James Hamilton, Yvonne Key; sister Eva Elwanda Andrews; eleven grandchildren, countless great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and other cherished family members and faithful friends throughout the years.Visitation will be held Sunday, July 29, 2012, 4:00-9:00 p.m. at Pace-Stancil Funeral Home Chapel, Cleveland, Texas. Funeral services will be held Monday, July 30, 2012, 11:00 a.m. at Pace-Stancil Chapel, Cleveland, Texas. Graveside services will be held Monday afternoon, July 30, 2012, 4:00 p.m. at Willowhole Cemetery, 12910 F.M. 1372, North Zulch.