Nina Faye Eakins, of Groesbeck, passed away at Hillcrest Medical Center in Waco on Sunday, June 22, 2014, following a lengthy illness. She was 77. Graveside services were held on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at Fort Parker Memorial Park, with Rev. Darryl Hatley offi ciating. Nina Faye was born May 12, 1937 to Johnny Crocker and Ruby (Phillips) Crocker. She lived in the Dallas area as a young person, and also spent alot of time in Groesbeck with her grandparents, Frank and Nina Phillips. As a young lady, she was employed as a seamstress at Neiman Marcus in Dallas. After meeting George W. Eakins, they were united in marriage and made their home in Groesbeck. In addition to raising her children, Nina Faye worked again as a seamstress for Vogel Sewing Factory and later worked for Hobbs Bonded Fibers in Mexia and Waco until retiring. Nina Faye was a Baptist, and recently was saved. She had begun to enjoy reading later in her life.