Marilyn J. Evetts, 76, Stonefort passed away at 9:40 a.m. Tuesday April 16, 2013, in the Frankfort Care Center.
She was born in Robbs on April 26, 1936, to the late Edward and Marie Schulte Glass. She married William Ray Evetts on Dec. 24, 1957, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 27, 2010. She was a member of Stonefort Missionary Baptist Church. Marilyn is survived by her children: Anthony Evetts, West Frankfort; Tonya (David) Daisy, Springfield; two grandchildren, Andrew Daisy and Robbie Evetts; two sisters, Melba Bracewell, Stonefort, and Mary Lou Harper, Stonefort. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Graveside services preceded burial at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 18, 2013, at the Wise-Robinson Cemetery in New Burnside. The Rev. Keith Bunfill officiated. The family requests memorials to the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois, 215 W. Illinois, Suite 1C, Chicago, Ill. 60654. Absher-Nicholson Funeral Home, Carrier Mills is entrusted with arrangements.