Betty Jean Evans
February 17, 1932 ‒ January 18, 2019
Betty Jean Evans, age 86 of Delaware passed away Friday morning at Grady Memorial Hospital.
She was born on February 17, 1932 in Drift, Kentucky to the late Ballard and Maggie (Hunt) Yates. Moving to Delaware in 1966, she retired from Ranco.
A dedicated wife, mother, and grandmother her life centered on her family. She treasured time spent caring for her family. Betty was a wonderful cook and no one left her home hungry.
Those left to cherish her memory include daughters: Anne Gandee, Connie Fathbruckner of Delaware, Brenda Brush of West Jefferson, Diana (Rocky) Jones of Lakeview; sons Ballard (Karen) Evans of Florida, Bill Evans of Delaware, 12 Grandchildren, 19 Great Grandchildren, brother Ray (JoAnn) Yates of Grethel, KY, and a host of nieces nephews, and extended family.
In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her beloved husband of 60 years Freeman “Shorty” Evans in 2009, sons-in-law: Joe Fathbruckner, Richard Gandee; sister: Bonnie Mullins, brothers Billy, Jimmy, Eddie, and Berlie Yates.
Friends may call Monday from 4:00 -8:00 p.m. at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Dr. at W. William St., Delaware, Ohio 43015, where funeral services will be held Tuesday 11:00 a.m., interment to follow at Fairview Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions can be made to Delaware Humane Society, 4920 OH-37, Delaware, Ohio 43015
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com