May 1911 – February 2010
Julia was born in South Dakota to her parents John and Myrtle Jira in 1911, she met and married Claude in 1931 while still in South Dakota. In 1942, they moved to Stanislaus County to finish raising their family. She was a member of Turlock Free Methodist Church and enjoyed gardening, canning, quilting and sewing and loved her family.
She is survived by her daughter Millie Fenter of Turlock; nine grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband Claude Eaton; children Milton, John and Ray Eaton.
Viewing will be at Allen Mortuary on Monday February 8th from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. The funeral will be at Turlock Free Methodist Church on Tuesday, February 9th at 1:00 p.m. with burial to follow at Lakewood Memorial Park. Memorial contributions can be made in her honor to Turlock Free Methodist Church 2006 East Tuolumne Rd. Turlock, CA 95382.