Evelyn Mitchell Child

February 14, 1912May 21, 2013

Evelyn Mitchell Child, age 101 of Las Vegas, NV, formerly of Albion, IL, Olney, IL, and Phoenix, AZ passed into Eternity on May 21, 2013. After living 51 years in Phoenix she moved to Las Vegas in 2010.

Evelyn was born on February 14, 1912 to Lola and William David Orr in Wayne County, IL. She married John Mitchell on June 3, 1934 and he preceded her in death on November 30, 1958. She later married Elmer Child and he preceded her in death on April 22, 1999.

She was also preceded in death by her parents and a brother Donald Orr and a sister Mildred Shupe.

She is survived by her daughter Sondra and Husband Leslie Farris of Las Vegas, NV and a step daughter Clarrie and husband Ralph Hanley of Belvedere, CA. She is also survived by 4 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

She enjoyed spending summers in their second home in Hawaii and traveling to many parts of the world. Playing bridge with her friends and spending time with family were great pleasures in her life.

Per Evelyn’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. Graveside inurnment service will be held at Graceland Cemetery, Albion, IL at 10AM, Thursday, June 20, 2013. Friends and family are asked to go directly to the cemetery. Ingram Funeral Home of Albion, IL is entrusted with the local arrangements.

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  • Graveside Service Thursday, June 20, 2013

Evelyn Mitchell Child

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Uldra Johnson

February 8, 2014

I will miss Mrs. Child, and our many years of birthday greetings. She was a friend, a kind and gracious lady. Aloha Mrs. Child!
Uldra Johnson
Big Island Hawaii