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Rosemary Evans, age 94, a lifelong resident of Lebanon, died Oct. 15, 2017. She was the daughter of J. Charles and Lelah Martin. Rosemary married James Evans on June 29, 1947. She attended Purdue University and completed her education at Butler University. Rosemary was a member of the Chi Omega sorority at college and the Psi Iota Xi local sorority.
A devoted wife and mother, Rosemary was a lifetime member of Centenary United Methodist Church where she was a Sunday school teacher for several years. Cooking, reading and gardening were her favorite activities. Rosemary also assisted her husband in their nut and candy business of 41 years. After Jim's retirement they enjoyed many trips in the United States and abroad.
Rosemary spent her last five years as a resident of Sunrise on Old Meridian in Carmel, Indiana where she acquired the nickname "Sunshine" for her friendly and loving demeanor. The family would like to thank the staff of Sunrise for their compassionate and dedicated service and niece, Julie Martin, for her many visits, attention and love given to mom.
Survivors include son Carleton (Lisa) Evans of Carmel, daughter Christine (Robert) Page of Indianapolis and son Martin (Kimberly) Evans of Mercer Island, Washington. Her grandchildren include Noelle (Chad) Kirchner, Chloe (David) Guth, Elizabeth (Ian) Evans Flanagan, Shelby Evans (deceased), Hunter Evans and five great-grandchildren. Rosemary's brothers Wendell Martin and Ralph Martin and sisters Virginia Schwarz and Charlotte Martin preceded her in death.
Friends will be received at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19 at Centenary United Methodist Church, 910 East Fordice Road for calling prior to the funeral at 11 a.m. Myers Mortuary in Lebanon has been entrusted with her arrangements.
On Line Condolences: www.myersmortuary.com
Published on October 16, 2017
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