MOUNTAIN VIEW – Lois Evans died in her sleep at the home of her daughter on April 11.
Lois Mae was born at home on Feb 25, 1928, near Keys, Okla., to Ella Mae and Fred "Scoot" Aycock.
She was raised in the Garlington Community of Cimarron County, Okla.
She graduated from Boise City, Okla., High School 1946 as valedictorian. She was also valedictorian when she went from grade school in 1942 to high school.
She was a waitress, fry cook, deputy county clerk, worked construction and for a collection
agency and a printing and office supply company.
She married Loyd Evans Oct 19, 1947, in Clayton, N.M.
Lois Mae was a loving and carrying wife, mother and daughter.
She was saved at age 10 and was baptized into the Boise City Christian Church Sept. 20, 1938.
She served as treasurer at the Hope Alliance Church in Urie. She was a lifetime member of the Wyoming Girl Scouts, served as a Brownie and Junior Leader and neighborhood chairman.
She loved her family, and especially enjoyed her granddaughters and great-grandchildren popping in and out.
Lois loved God's creations and enjoyed the outdoors, camping, fishing and hunting (although she never shot a live animal) and crafts.
She is survived by her daughter, Linda; favorite son-in-law, Kenneth, Mountain View; son, Gary Evans of
Winnemucca, Nev.; granddaughter, Kathleen Cruth, Laramie; Shawn and Stephanie Evans of Parachute
Colo.; granddaughter, Kristina and Patrick Casalez, Winnemucca, Nev.; Cheryl and Jason Stegall, Mountain View; Sheila Cruth and Shane Arnell, Mountain View; Shane's' two daughters, Aspynn and Chaelyne,Evanston; eight great-grandsons; and two great-granddaughters; brother "Bud" Lee Roy Aycock; James Adee of Boise City Okla.; sisters, Doris King of Seibert, Colo.; Elaine Hensley of Boise City,
Okla.; Cindy Scroggins, Gilmer, Texas; and dear friends Lillia Palmer, Urie; and Karolyn Bare, Cheyenne.
Lois was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Joanne; husband, Loyd; mother, Ella Mae Adee;
Father, Fred Aycock; brother, "Kelly" Benjamin Franklin Aycock II and daughter-in-law, Maria Evans.
Funeral services were at the Heart of the Valley Baptist Church in Mountain View on Monday, April 15, at 2 p.m. Visitation for Lois will be held one hour prior to funeral services. Graveside services will be held at Lakeview Cemetery in Cheyenne, on Tuesday, April 16, at 2 p.m. where she will be laid to rest next to her husband.
In lieu of flowers donations to the American Kidney Foundation, Best Home Heath of Uinta County or the Hydrocephalus Association would be appreciated by the family.
On-line condolences can be given at www.crandallfhevanston.com
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