Evelyn M. Douglas, 82, of Conway, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014.
She was born July 5, 1931, in Atkins, Ark., to the late Robert Barry and Lila Lucille Kinder Gill.
Evelyn was also preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, James Turner Douglas; sister, Gwen Gill; and two brothers, Jerry Gill and James Allen Gill.
She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. Evelyn was a military wife for 21 years and enjoyed reading, crocheting, and crossword puzzles. She also enjoyed preparing meals at family gatherings and everyone's favorite was her cornbread dressing. Evelyn loved spending time with family and friends, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and she was known to them as "Big Mama."
She is survived by two daughters, Jamie L. Watson (David) and Pamela L. Brent (Brian); and brother, Robert B. Gill, Jr., all of Conway; grandchildren, David D. Watson (Casey), Bradley L. Watson (Angela), Alyssa L. Hooten (Lynn), and Amanda L. Brent; great-grandchildren, Emily, Tucker, and Cooper Watson, and Bradley Watson Jr.; and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 17, at Crestlawn Memorial Park in Conway, with Pastor Randy Long officiating.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home in Conway, 501-327-7727.
Online guest book: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com
Roller-Chenal Funeral Home
13801 Chenal Parkway Little Rock, AR 72211
Published in The Log Cabin Democrat from Apr. 14 to Apr. 21, 2014