Evelyn V. Evans
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WHALEYVILLE—Evelyn V. Evans, 78, of Whaleyville passed away Thursday, July 4, 2013, at her home.
Evelyn was a member of Moose Lodge 654, the Selbyville Elks Lodge and the Showell Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. She was a devoted member of the Showell UMC.
In addition to her parents, John and Ethel Wilkerson, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 61 years, Merrill "Pete" Evans; her brothers, Harry, George and Leon Wilkerson; and her sister, Janette McCabe. Evelyn is survived by a daughter, Angel Simpson (Graham); a son, Merrill C. Evans Jr. (Theresa); two grandchildren, Michael G. Simpson (Janelle) and Ashley L. Jackson (Ryan); two stepgrandchildren, Douglas Minner (Tanya) and Stacey Hurley; six stepgreat-grandchildren. Evelyn is also survived by her sister-in-law, Charlotte Wilkerson, and her beloved puppy, Li'l Pete.
A graveside service will be held Tuesday, July 9, at 11 a.m. at St. George's Cemetery in Clarksville.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Showell U.M.C., 10722 Bishopville Road, Bishopville, MD 21813 or the Wicomico Humane Society, 5130 Citation Drive Salisbury, MD 21804.
Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.melsonfuneralservices.com.
Melson Funeral Home
43 Thatcher Street Frankford, DE 19945
Published in The Daily Times from July 6 to July 7, 2013