Walda ‘Granda’ Eaton, 70, Wellington: January 22, 1943 – May 7, 2013

first_imgWanda EatonWanda “Granda” Eaton, of Wellington, died Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at in Wellington at the age of 70.Wanda was born the daughter of Thelma Maye (White) and Robert Eaton on  January 22, 1943 in Wichita.Survivors include daughter, Tonya Acosta of Wellington, sister, Linda Smith and her husband Carl of Wellington, grandson, Tomas Ruben Acosta and his companion Elaine Rausch of Haysville, great- grandchildren, Isahia Acosta and Sophia Marie Acosta both of Haysville, numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and numerous loved ones.She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Lydia Bollock, children Jimmy Dale Rodgers and Lottie Mae Abernathy.Wanda was a loving mother, friend and giver. She was a professional dog groomer and was notable women in Texas for dog grooming. She made one of a kind handcrafted wind chimes.Memorial services for Wanda will take place at 2:00 pm. Tuesday May, 14, 2013 in the Day Funeral Home chapel, 1030 Mission Rd. Wellington.Memorials have been established in her loving memory with Wellington Humane Society, Box 494, Wellington 67152. Contributions can be mailed or left with the funeral home.To share a memory or leave condolences, please visit www.dayfuneralhome.info.Arrangements are by Day Funeral Home & Crematory, Wellington.last_img read more

Rivera interviews with Cowboys

first_imgChicago Bears defensive coordinator Ron Rivera met with team owner Jerry Jones to discuss the head coaching vacancy created when Bill Parcells retired more than two weeks ago. Rivera was the ninth person Jones interviewed. Indianapolis quarterbacks coach Jim Caldwell will become No. 10 today. Redskins’ Jansen signs new contract: Washington Redskins right tackle Jon Jansen signed a five-year, $23 million contract extension. Jansen is the team’s longest-tenured player and had two years left on his previous contract, but he agreed to a new deal that includes more than $10 million in bonus money. Also: Former Atlanta Falcons offensive line coach Tom Cable was hired to fill the same role with the Oakland Raiders next season. Cable was the offensive coordinator and offensive line coach at UCLA for two seasons. … The Miami Dolphins signed seven free agents: former Oakland and San Diego linebacker Akbar Gbaja-Biamila, tight end Jason Rader, wide receiver P.K. Sam, defensive tackle Steve Fifita, quarterback Gibran Hamdan, linebacker Bobby Iwuchukwu and kicker Matt Prater. … Jeff Rutledge was hired as Arizona’s quarterbacks coach, one of four more assistants hired by new Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt. Freddie Kitchens was hired as tight ends coach, Mike Miller as offensive assistant and Matt Raich as defensive quality control coach. Whisenhunt also will retain assistant defensive backs coach Rick Courtright from departed coach Dennis Green’s staff, and Richie Anderson will switch from tight ends coach to wide receivers coach. … Chicago linebacker Lance Briggs was dropped from the NFC’s Pro Bowl roster because of a left foot injury. Briggs will be replaced by Tampa Bay linebacker Derrick Brooks, who’ll make his 10th straight Pro Bowl appearance. … New England Patriots left tackle Matt Light was chosen for the Pro Bowl, replacing Jonathan Ogden of the Baltimore Ravens on the AFC team. … Tennessee cornerback Cortland Finnegan pleaded guilty to reckless driving in a plea agreement to settle a drunken driving charge. Finnegan received a six-month suspended sentence, and he will be on probation until he completes 20 hours of community service in the agreement. … Britt Reid, the 21-year-old son of Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid, was charged with drug and weapon offenses stemming from an incident in which he is accused of pointing a gun at another motorist. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more