Kaye Ann Evans
Winchester - Kaye Ann Evans, age 77, of Winchester, died Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at her home.
She was born August 30th, 1944 in Springfield, the daughter of Arvin and Irene Dudley Rose. She married Gary Evans of Oxville, February 15, 1969 and he preceded her in death on May 25, 2015.
Kaye graduated from Bluffs High School in 1963. In her earlier years Kaye worked at the Jacksonville Bowling Alley, Moose Lodge and The Regulator, but the job she loved the most was taking care of her beloved Delores from Murrayville.
Upon retirement she could often be found spoiling and taking care of her grandchildren whom she dearly loved. She was an amazing cook that always kept her family well fed. Kaye never knew a stray cat, if they graced her door, they would never go away hungry.
She enjoyed shopping, a lot, in person or scanning the Home Shopping Network and looked forward to those daily mail deliveries. Above all else, Kaye loved her family. She was especially proud of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved to hear about and celebrate in all their accomplishments.
Family members left to carry on her memory are her six children, Tim Evans (Melissa) Stephanie Kemper, Troy Evans (Heather), Heather VanHyning (Craig), all of Winchester, Tiffany VanMeter (Mark) of Roodhouse, Shawn Evans (Heather) of Marion; 10 grandchildren, Breanna Kemper-Damm, Cameron Kemper, Kaleigh Barnett, Chase VanHyning, Seirra Bishop, Cole and Eli Evans, Makenzie Evans, Anniston Evans and Payton Strobel; four great-grandchildren, Greyson, Kennedy, Braxton and Brecken. Surviving brother, Ron Rose (Debbie) of Bluffs and two nephews, Brent and Jaron Rose.
Private funeral services will be held with burial at Winchester City Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Winchester EMS or PAWS Animal Shelter in Jacksonville. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.airsman-hires.com
. Coonrod Funeral Home in Winchester is in charge of the arrangements.
Published by Jacksonville Journal-Courier on Dec. 1, 2021.