OBITUARY

Evelyn "Evie" D. (Gregory) Ashby

May 1, 1920May 27, 2013
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Evelyn “Evie” D. (Gregory) Ashby, 93, of Evansville, passed away Monday, May 27, 2013, at St. Mary’s Medical Center. She was born May 1, 1920, in Evansville, to the late Chester and Edna (Pohl) Gregory.

Evelyn graduated from Central High School in 1937 and worked for Dun and Bradstreet. She married her late husband, Vernon C. Ashby, on January 9, 1944. She was a lifelong member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, where she taught Sunday school and sang in the choir. Evelyn always looked forward to her monthly get-togethers with her Clabber, Tripoley and Couples Clubs. Evie loved reading and annual family vacations in Florida, and she was a fan of the University of Evansville Basketball, New York Yankees and St. Louis Cardinals.

Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon, in 2011; parents, Edna (Pohl) and Chester Gregory; and son-in-law, Thomas Listenfelt.

She is survived by her daughter, Rebecca Listenfelt of Evansville; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Clifton “Corky” and Anne Ashby of Terre Haute, IN; and cousins, nieces and nephews.

Services will be 11:00 AM Friday, May 31, 2013, at Alexander East Chapel, officiated by Rev. John Branam, with burial in Park Lawn Cemetery. Friends may visit Thursday from 3:00 to 7:00 PM and Friday from 10:00 AM until service time at the funeral home.

The family would like to thank Dr. Richard Murray and staff, Dr. Dion Dulay and staff, and everyone at St. Mary’s Medical Center, especially the ER, ICU, Five Central, and Six South for all the care and compassion shown to Evelyn.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s United Church of Christ, 314 Market Street, Evansville, IN 47708. Condolences may be made online at www.AlexanderEastChapel.com.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, May 30, 2013
  • Visitation Friday, May 31, 2013
  • Funeral Service Friday, May 31, 2013
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Evelyn "Evie" D. (Gregory) Ashby

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May 31, 2013

Nothing Beautiful In This World Is Ever Really Lost Those We Cherish Will Always Live On In Memory.

With Deepest Sympathy,
Deaconess Home Medical Equipment
and Infusion Staff

Tom Fox

May 30, 2013

Becky, you have my deepest sympathy. You are in my thoughts and prayers. If there is anything that I can do for you, please let me know.

Love,

Cousin Tom

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