Evelyn R. Reside
SPRINGFIELD - Evelyn R. Reside, 82, of Springfield, passed away at 1:01 a.m. on Sunday, May 12, 2013, at St. John's Hospital.
Evelyn was born January 6, 1931, in rural Ashland, IL, the daughter of Julia M. Jones and Clinton Jones. She married Donald Reside on November 23, 1950, at Ashland Baptist Church. He died April 28, 2012.
Evelyn graduated from Ashland High School. She was a homemaker and later owned Eveyln's Bridal Shoppe. She was a member of the Red Hat Society.
Evelyn was a member of West Side Christian Church and the Beau Knot Class. She enjoyed traveling, camping, painting, crafts and especially spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Evelyn is survived by four sons: Dennis (Kathie) Reside of Madison, AL, Brad (Karen) Reside of Bloomington, IL, Randall (Kim) Reside of Springfield, IL, and Gary (Cecelia) Reside of Paducah, KY. Evelyn has eleven grandchildren: Doug (Marilyn) Reside, John (Jackie) Reside, Rebecca Reside, Alison Reside, Andrea Reside, Eric Reside, Alex (fiancée, Emily Maskey) Reside, Hanna Reside, Aaron Reside, Nicholas Reside and Rachel (Christian) Rea; and two great-grandchildren, Joshua and Abigail Reside. Evelyn is survived by a brother, Cecil Jones, of Springfield. She also has many nieces and nephews.
Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother, Elza Jones; and sister, Christine Douglass.
Memorial Gathering: 10-11 a.m., Friday, May 17, 2013, at Staab Funeral Home.
Memorial Service: 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 17, 2013, at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Charles Duggins officiating.
Memorials may be made to the
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