Evelyn Evans

Evelyn Evans

Evelyn Evans, 96, of Vanceburg, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020, at Hospice of Hope at Kenton Pointe in Maysville.

Evelyn was born in Lewis County on June 6, 1923, a daughter of the late Charles Thomas and Sally Fair Drake Lewis.

She attended Vanceburg Church of God where she was honored as the oldest member. She worked for US Shoe in Vanceburg for 28 years. Evelyn was a homemaker, rearing six children. She loved to garden and be outside. She also liked to sew and read in her spare time.

Left to cherish Evelyn’s memories are three daughters, Doris Thoroughman of Flemingsburg, Pat Bryant of South Portsmouth, and Sandy (Ezra) Bartee of Yale, Michigan; two sons, Fred (Linda) Evans of Owenton, and Larry Evans of Camp Dix; 16-grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Falmouth Evans in 1998; a daughter, Joyce Hobbs; two sons-in-law, Paul Bryant and Billy D. Thoroughman; a daughter-in-law, Janet Evans; six brothers; and three sisters.

Services for immediate family only will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 20, 2020, at Gaydos Funeral Home in Vanceburg with Pastor Timothy Vanhook officiating. Private burial will follow in Stone Cemetery at Camp Dix.

Visitation for immediate family only will be from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Thursday, March 19, 2020, and one hour prior to services Friday at Gaydos Funeral Home.

Due to the mandate by the CDC and order by the Gov. Andy Beshear, all funerals in Kentucky are limited to the closest of family with private burials.

Gaydos Funeral Home will be livestreaming services for Evelyn Evans on Friday. To gain access, contact Amanda Gaydos via Facebook Messenger.

If you have any questions contact the funeral home at 606-796-272.

Pallbearers will be Robbie Hobbs, Davy Hobbs, Joseph Evans, Sam Bond, Joshua Caudill, Joshua Kirschbaum, and Cody Zornes.

Memorials are suggested to Hospice of Hope in Maysville and Vanceburg Church of God.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.gaydosfh.com.