Evelyn L. Evans (nee Dixon), age 95, of Oak Hill went home to the Lord on Saturday, March 8, 2014. She was born January 6, 1919 in Jackson to the late Todd M. and Clara Elizabeth Dixon and was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 64 years, Paul and one brother, Heber. She was a graduate of Rio Grande College and worked as an elementary teacher in the Jackson and Oak Hill school systems for 31 years. Evelyn was a long-time resident of the Moriah community and a devoted member of Moriah Presbyterian Church.
Evelyn is survived by sons, Mike (Marlene) Evans of Lebanon, Ohio and Dr. David (Virginia) Evans of Westerville, Ohio; four grandchildren, Karen (Craig) Evans-Benson of Raleigh, North Carolina, Jennifer (Chris) Lutz of Morrow, Ohio, Elisha (Sean) Larkin of Jackson, Paul Evans of Chillicothe; great-grandchildren, Tyler, Lisa, Ethan, Jacob, Moriah, several nieces, nephews and many friends.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at the Moriah Church on Moriah Road with Rev. Herman Stewart officiating, and burial to follow in Moriah Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at the Lewis-Gillum Funeral Home in Oak Hill. In lieu of flowers, in Evelyn’s memory, donations may be made to Moriah Cemetery Association. Online condolences may be sent to: www.lewisgillumfuneralhomes.com