Patricia Anne Evans, 83, Laclede, died Sunday, May 19, 2013, at Boone Hospital Center, Columbia.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at Laclede United Methodist Church, Laclede, with Rev. Richard Casady officiating. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at Wright-Baker-Hill Funeral Home, Brookfield, with the family receiving friends from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery, Brookfield.
Memorials to Laclede United Methodist Church may be left at or mailed to the funeral home at P.O. Box 496, Brookfield, Mo. 64628.
Patricia Anne was born February 2, 1930, in Des Moines, Iowa, daughter of Harry and Floy (French) Ryan. On February 15, 1952, she married Dwight Evans. He preceded her in death February 17, 2013.
Patricia had worked for the US Postal Service for 20 years and had served as Postmaster of the Laclede Post Office for seven years. She had been a member of Laclede United Methodist Church since 1941. She was also a member of the United Methodist Women, the League of Postmasters, the Bruner Club, and was Past Matron of the Order of Eastern Star of Laclede.
Survivors include her children, Dennis and wife, Bridget Evans, Laclede, Ed Evans, Milan and Suzanne and husband, Ryan Jacobs, and Amy and husband, Jeff Sayre, all of Brookfield; seven grandchildren, Stacie and husband, Matt, Carril, St. Louis, Jenny and husband, Pat Flynn, Denver, Colo., Dustin Evans, Milan, Hannah and husband, Ryan Pflugradt, Gower, Cara Evans and fiance, Ryan Gibson, Dearborn, Erin and husband, Luke Speichinger, Brookfield, and Dana and husband, Tyler Home, St. Joseph; five great-grandchildren, Ava and Evan Pflugradt, Hudson Homer, Hayden Flynn and Owen Carrill; one brother and sister-in-law, Marion and Mary Lou Ryan, Laclede; one brother-in-law, Junior Evans, Laclede; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; and one son, Bernie Evans.