Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011
Josephine Evans Vantrees, 86, Fort Recovery, died Nov. 17, 2011, at Community Hospital, Coldwater.
She was born March 30, 1925, in Zona, W.V., to Roma J. and Belva Brabham Evans. She married John A. Evans, who is deceased.
Surviving are five children, John C. (Karen) Evans, Sebring, Paul Robert (Jayne) Evans, Fort Recovery, Jeff (Pam) Evans, Xenia, Karen (Joe) Cannistra, Youngstown, and Rosemary "Posey" Moser, Coldwater; six siblings, Roma Jr. (Waveline) Evans, Geneva, Ind., Harold Evans, Phoenix, Ariz., Dolly Thien, Fort Recovery, Charlene (Bob) Urpman, Phoenix, Ariz., Eileen Evans, Ansonia, and Maxine Reynolds, Greenville; 17 grandchildren; and 33 great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a son, David Charles Evans; and three siblings, Orville Evans, Jack Evans and Violet Evans.
A homemaker, she attended Fort Recovery United Methodist Church. She was a member of the Fort Recovery American Legion and a charter member of the Fort Recovery V.F.W. Auxiliary.
Private family services will be held. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery, Fort Recovery.
There is no calling.
Memorials may be made to the Cancer Association of Mercer County.
Arrangements are being handled by W.H. Dick and Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home
Condolences may be left at dickandsonshellwarthfh.com.