Dottie Jean Evans

Dottie J. Evans


Evans, Dottie cropped by herselfJean Evans died April 21, 2014 in Oklahoma City.  Jean was born in Buffalo, Missouri to Benjamin H. Wallace and Margaret (McDaniel) Wallace on July 30, 1931.

Jean grew up in Buffalo, Missouri and in 1949 she moved to Oklahoma City to work.  Soon after arriving, she Jean met the love of her life; William E (Bill) Evans and they were soon married. Their marriage lasted fifty years until Bill’s death in 2000.

In her later years, Jean was an avid reader and enjoyed books by mail from the library for many years.

Jean is survived by her brother, Webb of Buffalo, Missouri and wife Helen; children, Sheryl Higley and husband Jerry, Linda Storozyszyn; grandchildren, Michael Storozyszyn and wife Shannon, Jennifer Higley and great grandchildren Cole and Mason Storozyszyn. Jean was preceded in death by brothers; B.H., Ray and George Earl and two sons Joel and Bill, Jr.

Graveside Services were held 2:00 p.m. Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Memorial Park Cemetery Mausoleum, Oklahoma City.

Services are under the Direction of Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Edmond.

2 thoughts on “Dottie Jean Evans”

  1. Julie Sumrall

    I am so sorry to read of Jean’s passing. We worked together many years ago in the financial industry. She was a long time friend and coworker. Prayers to your family as you navigate these days ahead. My sincere condolences.

  2. Dear Evans Family,
    I’m sorry for your loss. Nothing can really fully prepare us for the loss of a loved one. Whatever the case, the pain of death cannot be eluded, and its finality can be devastating. I’d like to share a few bible texts that have helped me with coping with the loss of a loved one. Isaiah 25:8,9 reads: “He will actually swallow up death forever, and the Sovereign Lord will certainly wipe the tears from all faces….And in that day one will certainly say: Look! This is our god. We have hoped in him, and he will save us. this is the LORD . we have hoped in him. Let us be joyful and rejoice the salvation by him”. Furthermore, Revelation 21:4 reads: “He will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more”. Some ask: “If a man dies, can he live again?” “When will the dead arise?” Did you know that Daniel 12;2 reads: “Many of those asleep in the dust of the earth will wake up”. I hope these scriptures have given you some comfort and my condolences again.

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