Priscilla Elaine (Evans) Ankerson
February 15, 1944 ‒ January 02, 2021
Lewis Center, Ohio
Priscilla Elaine (Evans) Ankerson, age 76, of Lewis Center, Ohio died peacefully on Saturday, January 2, 2021 at Mt. Carmel East Hospital.
Born February 15, 1944 in Columbus to the late Byron M. and Alice E. (Lelux) Evans.
Elaine was a gentle and loving mother. She grew up on a farm with many chores. She graduated Salutatorian of her Class in 1962 from Big Walnut High School. She attended Columbus State for her CPA degree. Elaine loved to work crossword puzzles as she had her morning coffee. She also enjoyed crocheting, sewing, making doll clothes, playing cards, scrabble, monopoly and working puzzles. She loved gardening and fishing and her love for her cats was tremendous. Foremost in her life and testament was her Faith and her love for GOD. She is at peace in Heaven.
In addition to her parents, Elaine was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Alvin Ankerson; son, Gregory Shumaker; brothers, Lewis Evans and Louie Lyon; sister, Mary Webb.
Elaine is survived by children, Kenneth E. (Terri) Shumaker of Marion, Ohio, Janie (John) Speakman of Lancaster, Ohio, Gary (Tina) Shumaker of Mt. Vernon, Ohio, and Joe Ellis of Warren, Michigan; grandchildren, Elisha (RJ), Shumaker, Eli Shumaker, Aaron D. (Chassity) Happeny, Amber (Jeremiah) Brown, Mark Ode, Matthew Ode, April Ellis, Katie Ellis, Jauren Shumaker, Maya Mickens, Riley Shumaker; great-grandchildren, Weston, Gunner, Gracie, Logan, Lincoln, Jasmyn, Addy and Hunter; sisters, Edna McClain of Texas, Ruthann (Bob) Heslop of Ohio, and Dianna Dawley of Ohio; sister-in-law, Sue Lyon of Ohio; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, January 8, 2021 at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 637 N. State Route 61, (at SR 3) Sunbury, where the family will be receiving friends from 12:00 pm until time of service. Pastor Frank Carl officiating. Interment will follow at Cheshire Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Humane Society of Delaware County, 4920 SR 37 E, Delaware, OH 43015 in Elaine’s memory.
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