1923 Sally 2021

Mrs. Sally Magdeline Eckles

July 1, 1923 — May 21, 2021

Mrs. Sally Knott Eckles, 97, died Friday May 21st at her home in Pleasant View, TN. Visitation will be from 2-7 Sunday, May 23, 2021 and again Monday, May 24, 2021 from 11am until the 1pm funeral service at Chancellor Funeral Home in Byram, MS. Burial will follow at Lakewood South. Mrs. Eckles was a lifelong resident of Mississippi until moving to Tennessee to live with her granddaughter in the summer of 2020. Mrs. Eckles worked for 39 years at GE of Jackson before retiring in 1984. She is preceded in death by her parents, Daniel Boone & Susie Knott; one son, Daniel Thomas; 1st husband, Perrin Thomas; 2nd husband, Gordon Cooper; 3rd husband, Harvey Eckles; and grandson, Jeff Thomas. She is survived by son, Don Thomas of Saucier, MS; four grandchildren, Robert (Shelly) Thomas of Saucier, MS, Perrin (Susie) Thomas of Ocean Springs, MS, Greg (Jessica) Thomas of Henderson, KY, and Kaye (Brad) Stanley of Pleasant View, TN; two step-grandchildren, Richard (Lauren) Cooper of Baton Rouge, LA and Melanie (Blair) Cooper of Madison, MS; 7 great grandchildren; 19 great great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. One very special great-great-granddaughter, Bajah Lennox spent countless days entertaining her. She loved being outdoors, gardening and tending to her flowers. Quilting was a passion and she made and gave away over 100 in the past 40 years. She was a very selfless woman and was devoted to her family. A very special thank you to Dr. Raymond Craciun and the entire staff of Northcrest Medical Center in Springfield, TN for taking extra care of a very special lady.
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