|Eileen Weatherford, 95, of 1384 N. Henderson St., Galesburg, Ill. died 6:55 p.m. Sunday, November 4, 2012 at Heartland Health Care Center, Galesburg.
She was born March 7, 1917 in Brimfield, Ill. to Maude Betts. She married Dr. Lyndle Vernon Eskridge June 1, 1935. She later married Norman Porter Weatherford June 19, 1946.
Surviving are two sons Fred Vernon Eskridge of Alpha, Ill. and Ronald Laverne Eskridge of Galesburg, a brother, Dan Snider of Knoxville, Ill., a sister, Mary Ruth Owens of Rock Island, Ill., seven grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren .She was preceded in death by her mother and a grandchild, Fred Eskridge, Jr.
Eileen was a waitress and bartender for 49 years working at the former Club 19 (The 19th Hole) and the Broadview both in Galesburg. She retired in 1983.
Graveside service will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, November 8, 2012 at Memorial Park Cemetery, Galesburg. Rev. Tom Ek will officiate. Visitation will be 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com