Edna Lucille "Lou" Deason

August 31, 1927December 4, 2012

Edna Lucille “Lou” Deason, 85, of Evansville, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, December 4, 2012. She was born on August 31, 1927 in White County, IL.

Before her illness she attended Cypress Baptist Church.

Lou was a very loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt. She was a meticulous homemaker and very talented seamstress and cook. She was a very unselfish and giving person blessing many people in many different ways.

She was a member of VFW Post 2953 Women’s Auxiliary.

Special thanks to the Golden Living Woodlands Center, AseraCare Hospice, Staff of Dr. Jerry Best, and Ohio Valley Heart Care for their care and kindness.

Preceding and meeting her at the Pearly Gates were parents, James and Elizabeth Hutchcraft; sister, Berneice Wilson; sisters-in-law; and brothers-in-law.

Lou is survived by her husband of 64 years, Ray Deason; daughter, Rita Y. Williams (Gary); grandson, Jason L. Williams (Megan), expecting great-grandbaby arriving May 2013; brothers, Alfred Hutchcraft and James E. Hutchcraft (Kathy); many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and cousins; loving friends, Don and Wilda Weaver.

Services will be held at 10 AM Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Alexander East Chapel, officiated by Rev. Bradley Gray with interment at Alexander Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may visit Friday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Condolences may be made online at


  • Visitation Friday, December 7, 2012
  • Funeral Service Saturday, December 8, 2012

Edna Lucille "Lou" Deason

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Ron and Margaret Quick

December 10, 2012

Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.

December 7, 2012

The wilite family

larry and pam wilhite

December 7, 2012

Ray and Rita,
We are so sorry for your loss. She was a very sweet lady. Will keep you and your family in our prayers. We only knew her due to being in golden living center with mom (Mary Wilhite) we enjoyed talking to her very much. She will be missed.


December 7, 2012

You are such a precious family and now watched over by the most precious angel. Love to you all!

Jim and Eileen Flanigan

December 7, 2012

Dear Ray & Rita and her family,

What a wonderful cousin and we will miss her so much. Our deepest love goes out to all of you. Keeping you all in our prayers and we love you all so much. Jim and Eileen

Michelle Slager

December 6, 2012

Ray and Rita, I am so sorry for your loss of such a wonderful lady. She definitely touched my heart as did all of you. I will miss her dearly.

Sandy Barnes

December 6, 2012

So sorry for your loss. Rita and Ray, you are in my thoughts and prayers. I was honored to be able to take care of Lou and get to know you all. She will always stay in all our hearts.