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Rita Evans

August 15, 1932 — September 13, 2019

Rita Evans

Rita Vera Evans
Rita Vera Evans passed away September 13,2019 at her home in Skull Valley. She was born in Hilliard Wyoming on August 15, 1932 to Earnest Thomas and Mary Ann (Lym) Barker. She attended school in Evanston Wyoming. She married Keith Hanney Evans on February 19, 1951, marriage later solemnized in the Salt Lake City Temple on Feb. 19, 1969. She loved her 9 grand-children and was overjoyed with 32 great-grandchildren. Loved to serve and work in her yard and flowers, also a great love for her Dog. Was active in the Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter Day Saints serving in many callings.

She is survived by her three sons Eugene (Diane), Neil (Debbie) and Clarence (Patsy), Sister-in law’s Linda Barker (Neldon), Nelda Barker (Delbert) Colleen Cater, brother-in law Marvin (Madelyn) Evans. She is preceded in death by her husband Keith, her parents Earnest Thomas and Mary Ann Barker, her brothers Delbert, Neldon, her sisters, Naomi, Margret, Mildred.

A viewing will be held on Wednesday September 18, 2019 at Didericksen Memorial (87 W. Main Street , Grantsville) from 6-8 p.m.  Funeral services will be September 19, 2019 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints chapel at 415 West Apple Street, Grantsville with a viewing from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. with the funeral starting at 11 a.m. Interment will be at the Grantsville City Cemetery. Special thanks to Joe and Mindee Thacheray, Jon and Karen Palmer and Doctor Debra Shinkle, the Dugway Ward, her many friends in Skull Valley and Tera.

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