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Ann Downing Evans, 80, of S. Chesterfield, passed away Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013.

She was the daughter of the late Dennis and Ruth Traylor Downing. She was retired from Chesterfield County Schools Food Service as cafeteria manager of Ettrick Elementary after 25 years of dedicated service, and was a member of Matoaca United Methodist Church for 60 years. Ann was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Gerald M. Evans; two sons, Gerald M. Evans II and wife, Joni, and Douglas W. Evans and wife, Jean; five grandchildren, Michael, Johnathan, Jessica, Rebecca and Gerald "Trey" III; one brother, Dennis Downing Jr. and wife, Ruby; niece, Kelly Burton and husband, Christopher; and nephew, Andy Downing and wife, Angie.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at Matoaca United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends one hour prior at the church on Thursday. Interment will be in Blandford Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Ettrick-Matoaca Rescue Squad, 5711 River Road, Matoaca, VA 23803, or Matoaca United Methodist Church COB Fund, 6301 River Road, Matoaca, VA 23803. Condolences may be registered at
Published in The Progress-Index on Feb. 19, 2013