Funeral services for Mrs. Irene Callis Eskew will be 2:00 P.M. Friday, January 26, 2018, at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Rev. David Hesson officiating. Interment will follow at Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation Thursday 3–7 PM and Friday after 12 Noon at Ligon & Bobo.
Mrs. Eskew, age 100 of Lebanon passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2018, at Quality Care.
Born June 18, 1917, in Wilson County, she is the daughter of the late Charlie Leeman Callis and Elizabeth York Callis. She was a 1936 graduate of Lebanon High School and received her Bachelors’ Degree from Cumberland University in 1940. A teacher, she taught math at Lebanon High School for twenty five years. She was the oldest member of First United Methodist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Tolbert Eskew and a brother, Leslie Callis.
She is survived by: three sons, Donald (J. Lain) Eskew, David (Anne Dickie) Eskew, and Douglas (Sharon) Eskew; four grandchildren, Jennifer (Joe Leonard) Eskew, John (Annette) Eskew, Laura Eskew, and Benjamin (Shanda) Eskew; and four great grandchildren, Sarah Eskew, Emery Eskew, Jack York Leonard, and Melaina Eskew.
LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME of Lebanon (615)444-2142 www.ligonbobo.com