Wager, Evelyn Cummings
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Evelyn Wager, 98, of Camp Verde, AZ passed away April 16, 2014. Evelyn was born May 24, 1915 in Camp Verde to Homer Cummings & Maggie Casner Cummings. She was preceded in death by parents, husband, Clinton Wager, son Clinton Jr., brother Mick Cummings, sister-in-law Rede Cummings and granddaughter, April Wager. Evelyn married her high school teacher & the love of her life. They were married 61 years. They started their life together in Camp Verde, then to Jerome, AZ for 16 wonderful years. When the mine started closing down & the high school was moving to Clarkdale the family moved to Tolleson. All 3 of her sons graduated from Tolleson High School. In 1964 Clint, Evelyn & their 2 youngest children moved back to Camp Verde. Evelyn was a member of the Verde Valley Church of Christ, & Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. She was a people person, but especially loved babies & dogs! She is survived by her son Max (Darlene), son Denny (Janice), daughter Janie Kilby (Harold), daughter-in-law Christine, many grandchildren, nieces & nephews. The family would like to thank Peter & Catherine Horn, Mary, & Hospice of the Pines (Cindy, Johanna, Jonathan & Kristine). Your kindness & help was a Godsend! In lieu of flowers the family request donations to Hospice of the Pines &, or a random act of kindness.
Published in The Arizona Republic on Apr. 20, 2014