Services for Oneita Faye Evans, 90, of Marietta, Okla., will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, January 2, 2013, in Marietta’s First Baptist Church with the Rev. Tommy Higle officiating, assisted by Media Hicks. Interment in Lakeview Cemetery, Marietta, will be under the direction of Flanagan-Watts Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Marietta.
Mrs. Evans was born August 10, 1922, in Throckmorton County, Texas, the daughter of John and Lillian West Trimble. She passed away Friday, December 28, 2012, in Lake Country Nursing Center, Marietta.
Mrs. Evans had been a resident of Love County since 1963, moving here from Tahoka, Texas. She and Glenn R. Evans were married September 23, 1953, and he preceded her in death on January 8, 1981. A graduate of Woodson High School, Mrs. Evans then attended Draughon’s Business College in Abilene, Texas. For a time she worked at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland. An excellent cook, Mrs. Evans owned and operated the Round House Café in Marietta for 14 years. As a member of Marietta’s First Baptist Church, she worked in the nursery and was active in Sunday School and WMU. Mrs. Evans was also a member of the Rose Garden Club.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Jim Trimble and John Trimble; and two sisters, Mary Edith Peek and Eula Mae Bloodworth.
She is survived by a son, Curtis Evans and Marc Grizanti-Evans of De Soto, Texas; two daughters and son-in-law, Glenita and Tim Franklin and Lisa Mosher, all of Marietta; brother, Tom Trimble of Andrews, Texas; sister, Modelle Ellis of Weatherford, Texas; four grandchildren, Jeff Mosher, Richard Mosher, Alissa Follis and Sara Flanagan; and six great-grandchildren, Justin and Arianna Mosher, Maddox Mosher, and Angel, Ethan and Asher Follis.
Serving as bearers will be Bud Barnes, Jesse Kirk, Dr. Tom O’Connor, Lawrence Anderson, Frank Armstrong and George Hicks. Honorary bearers are Jeff Mosher, Richard Mosher, Justin Mosher, Tim Franklin, Dustin Flanagan and Marc Grizanti-Evans.
The family will receive friends from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions to WMU of Marietta’s First Baptist Church.