Born March 9, 1933, Eva was the daughter of the late Francis Milton and Mazie Dean (Goodwin) Burkhart. On February 17, 1950 in Eminence, Missouri she was united in marriage to Walter K. Fountain who preceded her in death on July 31, 2004.
Survivors are a son, Roger Fountain and wife, Rita, of Eldon, Missouri; a daughter, Cheryl Fountain and husband Al of Okeechobee, Florida; grandchildren, Kimberly Mayfield, Camillia Naught and husband, Steven, and Kelli Seek; and great-grandchildren, Kwame Karanja, Henry Naught and Samuel Naught; a sister-in-law, Ezylene Fountain Snell of Canton, Missouri.
Two grandsons, Troy and Ryan Fountain; three brothers, Robert F., Willis and Junior; and five sisters, Viola Jean Burkhart, Maurita L. (Raymond) Klocke, Anna (Cletus) Griffith (Charles) McCarty, Gladys Ruth (Raymond) Aucutt, Iva Mae (Walter) Ashford preceded her in death.
Eva was an avid MU sports fan; she loved gardening and farmed all of her life. Walter and Eva moved to the Eldon area in 1976.
Visitation will be Thursday, August 20, 2015 from 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM at Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, Missouri with graveside services following at 11:30 AM at the Eldon City Cemetery.
In Lieu of Flowers, Memorials are suggested to the Ryan Fountain FFA Memorial Scholarship
Arrangements are under the direction of Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, MO.