Evelyn Lucille Stalets, 99, of Taylorville passed away at 11:45 AM on Thursday, December 25, 2014 at Taylorville Memorial Hospital.
She was born on December 22, 1915 at Niantic the daughter of Alonzo and Lelah (Powell) Carr.. She married William H. Stalets in 1935 at Vandalia; he preceded her in death on April 5, 1970. She was also preceded in death by her parents; Son, James “Jim” Stalets; Brothers, Harold Carr, Raymond Carr and Oscar Carr; Sisters, Erma Boston and Thelma Clark.
Evelyn was cafeteria supervisor for Taylorville Public Schools for 28 years before her retirement. She was a 50 year member of Davis Memorial Christian Church where she enjoyed all church activities. She was also a member of Business and Professional Women and Navy Mother’s. Evelyn specially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
Survivors include: Daughter, Judy (husband, Ed) Smith of Taylorville, IL; Sons, Lonnie (wife, Mona) Stalets of Assumption, IL and Bill (wife, Eileen) Stalets of Findlay, OH; 13 Grandchildren; 16 Great Grandchildren; Many Great Great Grandchildren; Sisters, Lorene Brewer of Akron, OH and Helen Griffith of Taylorville, IL; Many Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces and Nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, December 29, 2014 at Davis Memorial Christian Church with Rev. Tiney Walker officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville. Visitation will be held from 11:00AM until time of service at Davis Memorial Christian Church.
Shafer-Perfetti Funeral Home in Taylorville is in charge of arrangements.
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