Former Tupelo Vice Mayor and three-term City Council member Paul Eason dies

By NEMS Daily Journal

Former Tupelo Vice Mayor and three-term City Council member Paul Eason died Monday in Jackson after a period of declining health, family members announced.
Eason, best known for 60 years in service as scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 12 in Tupelo, the hundreds of Eagle Scouts he mentored and more than 700 consecutive monthly campouts, had moved to Jackson where his son, Brooks Eason, could be his caregiver.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete.