When her children were young, Anita was active in their extracurricular activities; especially being a Den-Mother for Jeffery and a Girl Scout Troop Leader for Cindy and Marsha. She was a wonderful mother, homemaker and seamstress.
Anita enjoyed participating in different ministries of church activities: Christmas in October and the Ladies Altar Society.
In her free time she enjoyed playing Bridge with her girlfriends; taking Road Trips with her girlfriends and playing more Bridge. She also enjoyed traveling internationally with friends and TWA people. Anita was a member of T.O.P.S. for over 50 years; where she gave and received support from fellow members while gaining many new friends.
Anita will forever be remembered as being very supportive with family and friends without judgement.
Anita was preceded in death by her husband John Eastland, both parents, two brothers: Richard Johnson and Leon Johnson, Jr. She is survived by a son, Jeffery Eastland; two daughters: Cynthia Grossman (Arnold) and Marsha Eastland; two Grandchildren: Jennifer Eastland and Trenton Eastland; two Great-grandchildren: Devin and Parker.
A Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m., Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at St. Therese Catholic Church 7207 N. Highway 9 Kansas City, MO. The Rosary will be prayed at 10:45 a.m. The Mass of Christian Burial celebrating Anita’s life will commence at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Joseph Cisetti as celebrant. A Committal Service will follow at 2:00 p.m., at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery, Lenexa, KS. In lieu of flowers Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry at St. Therese in Parkville or to the Salvation Army. Memories of Anita and condolences to the family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.