Evelyn Gill

By | May 9, 2021

Evelyn M. Gill, age 94, of Wellston, passed away Saturday, May 8, 2021, at Hamden Nursing and Rehabilitation. 

She was born January 8, 1927 in Byer, Ohio to the late Robert Franklin Arnold and Ida Florence Miller Arnold.  Evelyn was a loving homemaker, mother, grandmother, and sister and was also a former employee at KFC in Wellston for several years. In her spare time, she enjoyed working word search puzzles, going out to eat, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. 

Evelyn is survived by her children: Donald Gill, Jr., Terry Dale Gill (Peggy), Bob Gill, Becky Butt (Jim), Brenda Branscom (Hank) and Billy Gill (Jennifer), all of Wellston; grandchildren: Dawn Gill, Zach Gill (Amy), Ginger Eberts (Jason), Tyler Branscom (Sidney), Jamie Butt (Cameron), Penny Williams (Mark) and Wendy Mercer; great-grandchildren: Kira, Kelson and Karson Mullins, Krace and Jacob Gill, Rylee Sprague, Ace Eberts, Zander and Zion Gill, Mason Grace Branscom and Bailey, Brady, Darcy, Molly and Sophie Williams; sisters: Sadie Ford and Polly Arnold, both of Wellston; along with several nephews, cousins and friends. 

Besides her parents, Evelyn was preceded in death by daughter-in-law, Jewell Gill; brother, Charles Arnold; sisters, Ilene Arnold, Betty Arnold, and Virginia McManus; sister-in-law, Alice Arnold; and brothers-in-law, Frank McManus, and Sam Ford. 

Calling hours will be Tuesday, May 11, 2021, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston.  Funeral service will be Wednesday, May 12, 2021, at 11 a.m. at the McWilliams Funeral Home with Pastor Tim Jones and Pastor Rob Ervin officiating.  Burial will follow in the Byer Cemetery. 

For those who choose to attend the services, facial coverings are required inside the building along with the practice of social distancing.  Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.mcwilliams-funeralhome.com