Rosedale Funeral Home & Rosedale Cemetery

917 Cemetery Road, Martinsburg, WV


Dawn R. Evans

January 13, 1963September 29, 2019

Dawn Renèe Evans, 56 of Martinsburg, passed away on September 29, 2019. Born on January 13, 1963 in Martinsburg, she was the daughter of the late Preston and Peggy Gooden Dawn was a 1981 graduate of Hedgesville High School. She will be sadly missed by her three sons: Justin Cole, Austin Cole, and Dustin Evans; three siblings: Terri (Gooden) Nahari (husband Joel), Gail (Gooden) Kirkbride (husband Roger), and Randall Gooden (wife Debbie); four nieces: Aimèe (Nahari) Bagdonavicius (husband Jay), Danielle (Nahari) Sadler (husband Adam), Angel Gooden, and Kasey Gooden; two great-nieces: Julie and Allison Bagdonavicius; and two great-nephews: Landon Leonard and Nolan Sadler. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Phillip “Toby” Evans; infant sister, Angel Gooden; and her grandparents. Friends will be received on Thursday, October 3, 2019 from 11am until the time of the funeral service at 1pm at Rosedale Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Rosedale Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society or Canterbury Center in Shepherdstown.


  • Visitation Thursday, October 3, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, October 3, 2019


Dawn R. Evans

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Susan Dugan

October 10, 2019

I worked for a time at Canterbury and helped to look after Dawn. She was so beautiful. I know she is in a much better place now and my thoughts and prayers are with her family.