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Jean C. Eggleston

November 9, 1933 ~ May 17, 2019 (age 85)

Homegoing Celebration
Jean C. Eggleston
Minister of Music

Homegoing Service
Monday, May 27, 2019
Viewing: 9 AM
Service: 11 AM

Tabernacle Baptist Church
819 Coates Street
Coatesville, PA 19320

Private Burial
New Evergreen Cemetery
Coatesville, PA 19320

 Jean Cardella Winfield Eggleston , 85, of Coatesville, PA, passed away suddenly on Friday, May 17, 2019, at her home. She had played a consistent and vital role in music ministry for many years throughout the greater Coatesville area.

Born in Modena, PA, she was the daughter of the late Lymas Leo Winfield, Sr. and Hazel Brown Winfield and the wife of late John Wesley Eggleston, Sr. with whom she shared 39 years of marriage.

She received her early education in the James Adams School and was a 1956 graduate of West Chester University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Music education.

She was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church where she served as Minister of Music for over 50 years. She later became a member of Christian Faith Fellowship in Downingtown where she served in the music ministry. Jean currently played for the choir at the First Baptist Church of Bernardtown, and for the Salem Baptist Association.

In addition to her husband, Jean was preceded in death by sisters, Elizabeth Clayton, Beverly Winfield and a brother Lymas Winfield.

She leaves her daughter, Leslie (Ventnor) Wright; son, John D. Eggleston, II; sisters, Evang. Barbara Kennedy, Marlene Winfield and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

She made an indelible mark in our community, our churches, and our hearts.

Condolences may be shared at the guestbook on this memorial page.

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