Evelyn Margaret Jones passed away quietly on Monday, August 26, 2019 at her home in Darrington, Washington.
Evelyn was born in Charleston, North Carolina on September 20, 1933 to Felix and Mae Kirkland. She was raised in Bryson City where she met the love of her life, Odell. They were married on Christmas Eve 1948 and settled into married life where they had two children. They moved to Darrington in the mid-1950’s and were blessed with three more children.
Evelyn and Odell loved Bluegrass music and spent every summer at The Darrington Bluegrass Festival.
Evelyn is preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Odell and her son, Leslie. She is survived by her brother, Troy of Bryson City, NC; her children, Juanita Cyr of Omak, WA, daughter-in-law, Nancy of Plain, WA, Rick (Johanna) of Darrington, Doris (Jerry) Sherrill of Okanogan, WA, and Randy (Donna) of
Darrington; plus 12 grandkids, numerous great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Viewing will be held at Wellers Funeral Home on September 4, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Services will be held Friday, September 6, at 3 p.m. at Glad Tidings Assembly of God with graveside service to follow. Funeral dinner to follow at the Darrington Community Center.
In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the Darrington Clinic Guild.