Dorothy Lillian Evans

January 15, 1923June 25, 2018

Dorothy Lillian Evans, 95, formerly of Bartonville, Illinois, passed away Monday, June 25, 2018 at Heddington Oaks in West Peoria, Illinois.

She was born on January 15, 1923 in Keystone, Iowa to John and Mame (Dickerson) Fultz. She married Robert S. Evans on September 12, 1940 in Nashua, Iowa. He preceded her in death on April 4, 1983 in Peoria, Illinois. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Nancy E. Kelly and one son, Roland J. Evans; one granddaughter and three sisters.

Dorothy is survived by two sons, Terry (Sherry) Evans of Chillicothe, Illinois and Brian (Donna) Evans of Pasco, Washington; thirteen grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. She worked over 30 years at Bergner’s as a seamstress, retiring in 2000. She loved gardening and canning and was an avid bowler in local leagues and was an accomplished seamstress, receiving many ribbons in local fairs from her work.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 am Saturday, June 30, 2018 at the Davison Fulton Bartonville Chapel. The Rev. Jack Thompson will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the funeral chapel. Burial will be in the St. John Lutheran Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. You may create an online condolence at


  • John Fultz, Father
  • Mame (Dickerson) Fultz, Mother
  • Robert S. Evans, Husband
  • Terry & Sherry Evans, Son
  • Brian & Donna Evans, Son
  • Nancy E. Kelly, Daughter
  • Roland J. Evans, Son
  • ~ Thirteen Grandchildren
  • ~ Fourteen Great Grandchildren
  • ~ Two Great Great Grandchildren
  • Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert S. Evans; one daughter, Nancy E. Kelly; one son, Roland J. Evans; one granddaughter and three sisters.

  • Tim DiBernardino
  • Tim Evans
  • Brian Kelly
  • Cameron Targosz
  • Miles Targosz

  • the American Heart Association


  • Visitation Saturday, June 30, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, June 30, 2018

Dorothy Lillian Evans

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