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MURPHYSBORO — Iris Ann Eastwood, 79, of Normal, passed away at 2:10 a.m. Monday, March 12, 2018, at Heritage Health in Bloomington.

A private family service will be held at a later date. Carmody-Flynn Funeral Home in Bloomington is assisting the family with arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA).

She was born Oct. 16, 1938, in Murphysboro to Arnold and Ruth Higgerson. She married Jackie Dean Eastwood on March 26, 1960, and he preceded her in death on January 15, 2013. She was also preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey Eastwood; two grandsons, Grant Eastwood and Branden Eastwood; two sisters, Shirley Grissom and Minnie Grapevine; and a brother, Walter Higgerson.

Surviving are three daughters, Pamela (Gary) Eastwood Fleming of Normal, LaDonna Eastwood Crow of Campbellsville and Jaqueline (Harry) Eastwood Ward of Los Fresnos, Texas; seven grandchildren, Crystal Crow, Stephanie Crow, Jackson Eastwood, Dulce Mascorro, Gonzalo Burberg, Eric Burberg and Jaqueline Ward; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Iris was a loving mother, devoted wife and an excellent cook. She enjoyed reading, old movies and especially treasured the retirement years she and her soulmate Jack spent at Kentucky Lake.

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