Helen A. Evans, 79, of West Union, Ohio, died Sunday, March 17, 2013, at the Ohio Valley Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center near Ripley. She was born December 17, 1933 in Dayton. She was preceded in death by parents, Ray and Comelia (Burr) Fitzgerald.
She is survived by one son, Roger Dale Evans of West Union; four daughters, Rilla (Tom) Nichols of West Union, Patsy (Frank) Weimer of Deltona, Florida, Tammy (Rick) Parker of Sandy Springs in Adams County, and Libby (Adam) Wenz of Brooksville, Kentucky; two brothers: Hermon Fitzgerald of West Union and Ross Fitzgerald of Portsmouth; four grandchildren: Tommy Nichols of West Union, David Nichols of Portsmouth, Christina Shively of Arlington, Virginia, and Alicia Scott of Sandy Springs; five great grandchildren; and many nephews and nieces.
She was a former caregiver for the Senior Companion Program in West Union and Manchester for five years; a cook at the former Jefferson School in Blue Creek for four years; and an employee for the former Piatt Egg Company in Friendship in Scioto County.
She had attended several churches in Adams County and was a volunteer at the former Adams County Hospital in West Union.
Memorial contributions can be made to Ohio Valley Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Attn: Willow Hall Alzheimer Unit, 5280 U.S. Highway 62-68, Ripley, OH 45167 and Hospice of Hope, Inc., 909 Kenton Station Drive, Maysville, KY 41056.
The Funeral Service is Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at 1 p.m. at Lafferty Funeral Home in West Union. Reverend Chris Swords will officiate.
The visitation is Tuesday from 6 until 9 p.m.
The interment is at Sunshine Ridge Cemetery in Green Township in Adams County.