Shannon Eads, age 19, died Thursday at First Health Moore Regional Hospital.
A memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm on Sunday (9/25/2011) at Carthage United Methodist Church with the Rev. Mattheue Locklear & the Rev. Max Williams officiating. Burial will follow at the Douglas Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. A time of food & fellowship will be continued at the families home after the burial.
A native of Moore County he was a special needs student and senior at Union Pines High School. Shannon loved holidays, birthdays, singing and looked forward to the weekends when he could swim with his brother Danny. He touched many lives through his smiles and hugs. He loved his family and especially his nieces Holly and Kaycee. He was preceded in death by a brother Jason Eads.
He is survived by: his parents Allen & Carol Eads; two sisters, Kathy Davis & husband Rick of Sanford and Caroline Freymuth of Leland, NC; a brother Daniel Clark of Cameron; grandmothers Maxie Eads of Sanford and Patricia Bailey of Carthage and grandfather Jimmy Douglas of Carthage.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the ARC of Moore County, PO Box 773, Southern Pines, NC 28388.
Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is serving the Eads family.
Online condolences may be made at www.PinesFunerals.com.

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  1. Eads Family,
    My prayers and healing thoughts are with your family during this difficult time. The halls of Union Pines will never be the same, and we wouldn’t have it any other way. Shannon had an amazing smile, spark, and zest for life. We will kee

  2. Eads Family,
    My prayers and healing thoughts are with your family during this difficult time. The halls of Union Pines will never be the same, and we wouldn’t have it any other way. Shannon had an amazing smile, spark, and zest for life. We will kee

  3. Mr.&Mrs. Eads,Sorry to hear about your precious little Shannon. He certainly was a joy to me here at UP he share a hi to me in the halls every and flash a beautiful smile, I remembered how happy he was when he just laugh about his birthday. My prayers

  4. Carol and Allen I am so sorry to her about Shannon.May pray are with you both and your family.You both have done so much for him and God is going to bless your family for this.If I can do anything for you all just let me know I live in New Bern but i will

  5. Carol and Allen I am praying for God to send you even more strength than he has given you throughout your trials with Shannon. i loved Shannon and will miss him daily Ann Kelley

  6. I am Joni Cisneros’ mother, Joni was a classmate of Shannon’s before she graduated. Although Joni doesn’t talk, Shannon always had a smile for her. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May the Lord give you peace at this time and comfort you in knowing th

  7. Carol and Allen, We at The Arc of Moore County are so very saddened by Shannon’s passing. Please know we are here to help in any way. We all loved Shannon as you know. He was a very fortunate child and young man to have you both as devoted parents.

  8. Carol and Allen I am so thankful to you both for taking Shannon in as one of your own. I know in my heart that he loved you both very much. Shannon my have only been with us a short while but with your help he was able to do more than most people. He was

  9. Allen & Carol,
    We are so sorry we are not there to help comfort you during this time but know we are thinking of you & praying for you. There are no words that can bring you the comfort & understanding you seek but know that Shannon is wi

  10. Carol and Allen,
    We here at NC START are so sorry for your loss. Even though we just recently met Shannon and happened to enter his life at a challenging time we still loved him! There wasn’t a week that went by that someone didn’t mention Shannon an

  11. Allen & Carol know that you both did so much for Shannon. As the preacher said you added life to his years. The love you had for him was so amazing and it truly showed. You are both very special and know that one day we all will see our loved ones aga

  12. hi i am a friend of shannons im really sorry for your loss ill always have you in my prayers i miss him alot at union pines love cassidy ussery

  13. Allen and Carol My heart is heavy hearing the news of Shannon (I knew him as Shanndorah) passing. I heard the news today and wanted to send a message. He was one of my very first students and still to this day holds a special place in my heart. I have spo

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