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Mareta Gayle Evans, 75, of Greensburg, passed away peacefully after a long battle with Alzheimers, on July 30, 2017. She was born on October 8, 1941 in Greensburg, the daughter of Harold and Iva (Hunter) McLaughlin. Gayle was a 1959 graduate of Greensburg High School. She married John Evans, on October 9, 1960, at the Sandcreek Baptist Church. Gayle was a homemaker and mother to two daughters Dianna and Lisa. She was a member of the Sandcreek Baptist Church. As a faithful servant of God she served as Deacon, Sunday school teacher, Choir member, ABWM member, Oyster soup-maker and custodian. Gayle enjoyed flower gardening, being outdoors, riding around the farm on her ATV, traveling, her grandsons, and her cat.
Survivors include: Husband-John Evans; Daughters- Dianna (David) Jacobs and Lisa (Scott Schwartz) Evans; and Grandchildren- Brayden and Hunter Jacobs. She was preceded in death by her: Parents and Brother- David McLaughlin.
Visitation for family and friends will be held at the Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home on Thursday, August 3, 2017 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Funeral services will be Friday, August 4, 2017 at 10:00 am. Rev. Harold Carter will be officiating. Burial will follow at the Union Baptist Cemetery. Memorial Contributions can be made to the Alzheimers Association or to the Sandcreek Baptist Church. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.gilliland-howe.com
Published on August 1, 2017
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