May 26, 1945 - January 30, 2020
Mary Evans, 74 years, of West Union, Ohio, passed away Thursday, January 30, 2020, at the Hospice of Hope Ohio Valley Inpatient Center, in Seaman, Ohio. Mary was born in Adams County, Ohio, on May 26, 1945, the daughter of the late Claude and Dorothy (Bradford) Gifford. Mary worked as a cook at the Eagle Creek Nursing Home. She attended the Youngsville Pentecostal Holiness Church. In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by a daughter, Trudy Gray; a brother, Edward Gifford; and two sisters, Shirley Shadler and Virginia Shaffer. She is survived by her husband, Cecil Evans, whom she married on February 9, 1960. Mary leaves behind three daughters, Teresa (Rusty) Williams, of Peebles; Leandra (Steven) Sparks, of West Union; and Patricia (Christopher) Florence, of Seaman; as well as two sons, Cecil (Wendy) Evans and Edward Evans, both of West Union, and a son-in-law, Rupert Gray, of Manchester. Mary will be missed by her sisters, Betty Bradford, of Marion, Indiana; and Alice Bennington, of West Union; as well as her brothers, Samuel Gifford and Loran Gifford, both of Marion, Indiana; and Russell Gifford, of West Union. Mary will be missed by her 14 granddaughters, 2 grandsons, 13 great-grandchildren, and a great, great-granddaughter, as well as several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday, February 3, 2020, at the Lewis-Sullivan Funeral Home, in Seaman, Ohio. The ceremony will be officiated by Doug Hymer. Friends and family may pay their respects during visiting hours on Monday, February 3, 2020, from 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM, at the Lewis-Sullivan Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Cherry Fork Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home, Lewis-Sullivan Chapel. Please visit us at www.wallacethompsonfuneralhomes.com to sign our online guestbook.
Mary Evans, 74 years, of West Union, Ohio, passed away Thursday, January 30, 2020, at the Hospice of Hope Ohio Valley Inpatient Center, in Seaman, Ohio. Mary was born in Adams County, Ohio, on May 26, 1945, the daughter of the late Claude and... View Obituary & Service Information
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