Evelyn Rae Evans Obituary

Evelyn Rae Evans

Evelyn Rae Evans (McClain) May 2, 1939 – September 5, 2020 Evelyn Rae Evans nee McClain of Hartly, DE, born in New Milton, WV, passed away at the age of 81 on Saturday, September 5, 2020 at home. Evelyn was born May 2, 1939 to Willis Henry McClain and Doris Emma Haught of Big Isaac, WV. She married her high school sweetheart, Cassel Ray Evans, on June 10, 1957 in Nutter Fort, WV. Evelyn then moved to Dover, DE with her husband who was stationed at Dover AFB. She and Cassel had three children: Cassel Ray Evans, Jr., Sheryl Lynn Evans and Todd Adrian Evans of Hartly, DE. Evelyn was a member of the choir and long-time Sunday school teacher at The Pentecostals of Dover Delaware – originally with Pastor Wayne and Janet Trout, currently with Pastor Anthony and Tammy Trout. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who you rarely saw without a baby cuddled up to her in her rocking chair. Evelyn was predeceased by: her parents, Willis and Doris McClain; her sister, Phyllis Joan Kemper; and her son, Cassel Ray Evans, Jr. She is survived by: her devoted husband of 63 years, Cassel Ray Evans, Sr.; her siblings, Carol Sue Swiger; Robert Larry and Ann McClain; Richard Michael and Andrea McClain; her children, Sheryl Braden, Todd and Lisa Evans; her grandchildren, Tiffany and Lee Wheeler, Angela and Gustavo Lopez, Corrie and Jim Unsworth, Megan and Steven Ramsey, Morgan and Herbie Reynolds; her great-grandchildren, Gavin Smith, Greyson Smith, Jackson Unsworth, Adeline Wheeler, Alana Reynolds, and Easton Wheeler. The viewing will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 11, 2020 at The Pentecostals of Dover Delaware 4462 W. Denny's Road. Dover, DE 19904, with the funeral service to follow from 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Interment will be at Odd Fellows Cemetery Smyrna, DE from 1:00-2:00 p.m. “Her children rise up and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her. Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised.” Proverbs 31:28, 30 Condolences may be sent by visiting www.fariesfuneralhome.com.
May 2, 1939 - September 5, 202005/02/193909/05/2020
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Briana (Corathers) Harden
October 1
Cassel and family, my thoughts, prayers and sincere sympathy are with you in the loss of your precious wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She lived a beautiful life of love, caring and giving. May those wonderful memories, and knowing that she was loved b... Continue Reading
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Kay (Hollinger) LePage
September 10
Sorry for your loss, Sister Evans set a fine example for younger ladies to follow.
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Sheryl Braden
September 10
My wife raised our three children among many others. She faithfully taught Sunday school for many years and so impacted many young lives. In addition she babysat other working parents’ children, who then she considered as family and who in return considered her as anoth... Continue Reading
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Sheryl Braden
September 10
Evelyn’s Mom told us that she could sing and talk before she could walk. Many of our favorite memories were of her singing solos at church and singing alto in our three part harmony on car trips to visit family in WV. She sang in nursing homes with The Good News Singers ... Continue Reading
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Gene & Aida Johnson
September 10
We are thankful for Sis Evans' faithfulness and support to the Seniors Bible Study Ministry. We will always remember her kindness. Wishing you peace and comfort during this hard time. Bro and Sis Gene Johnson
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Brad, Kim, Patrick and Caroline Swiger
September 10
Sending your family our most heartfelt sympathies. We pray the love of God enfolds you during your journey through grief.
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P.O.D.D Church and Silver Box Ministry
September 9
Sister Evans was a kind and gentle soul who touched countless lives. She will truly be missed. We are praying for you and grieve with you.
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September 9
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September 9
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September 9
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