Evelyn L. Vanno, 79, of Marion passed away on Thursday, February 13, 2003 at 2:00 P.M. at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN.
Evelyn was born on April 12, 1923 in Carrier Mills to James and Edith (Wright) Spears; they both preceded her in death. She married Jack Vanno on November 15, 1952 in Carrier Mills, he survives. Jack and Evelyn enjoyed 50 years of marriage together.
During her working years Evelyn was an inspector for Monsanto in St. Louis, MO. She was a member of the Third Baptist Church in Marion.
She is survived by her husband; two brothers, John Spears of Foley, MO, Ralph Spears of Marion, two sisters, Beverly Storz of Bonne Terre, MO, and Mildred Chaney of Marion. She was preceded in death by two bothers, Andrew and Bill Spears, and a sister, Hazel King.
Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, February 16, 2003 at 1:30 P.M. at the Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home with the Dr. Jerry Ford officiating. Burial will follow at Salem Cemetery, Carrier Mills, IL. Visitation will be held on Saturday evening from 5:00 until 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
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