Jewel Dye Evans

Graveside Services for Jewell Dye Evans, 94 of Grady, Oklahoma will be 2:00 P.M. Friday, August 24, 2012, at the Grady cemetery, with Brother J. W. Ray officiating.

Jewell was born, September 24, 1917, in St. Jo, Texas, to William and Velma May Dye, she departed this life on August 21, 2012, at her home in Grady, Oklahoma. Jewell grew up in Oscar and went to work for Clyde Seay, where she kept house and helped raise his children. She married Orbie Cecil Evans on July 9, 1937, by the Justice of the Peace. Jewell loved being a homemaker, and was very active in the community and church doing whatever she could to help out in any capacity, she also enjoyed gardening and supplying fresh vegetables for her family and friends, and did so as long as her health would allow. She loved her church and her church family where she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Ringling, Oklahoma. Jewell was loved by many and is going to be greatly missed.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, O.C. Cecil Evans, sisters, Inez Dye, Pauline Dye Miller.

She is survived by, three sisters, Willie Ruth Dye Bunch, Hazel Louise Dye Eremento, both of Louisville, Texas, and Elsie Juanita Dye Wallace, of Panama City, Florida , three step daughters, Orbie Smith of Waurika, Oklahoma, Erma Beth Cline of Montgomery, Alabama, and Helen Cain, of San Antonio, Texas, nephews, Tim and Donna Smith, Joshua, Jacob, and Macky Smith, nieces, Jenny and Mellissa Smith, and Kenneth Smith, best friend and companion, and numerous grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers: Tim Smith, Macky Smith, Joshua Smith, Tim Arion, Lane Vaden, Family will have visitation at the Roberts Funeral Home in Ringling from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, August 23, 2012

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