Evelyn Severence, age 84, of Edon, Ohio, died at 2:40 P.M. on Saturday, December 21, 2013 at her residence. Mrs. Severence was a 1947 graduate of Fayette High School, a homemaker, lifelong seamstress, member of the Edon Fire Belles and volunteer EMT for the Edon EMS for nine years. She was a member of the Edon United Methodist church, serving as a Sunday School teacher, choir member and was a member of the Susanna Society.
Evelyn was born March 23, 1929, in Fayette, Ohio, the daughter of Clare and Gertrude (Wilcox) Ford. She married Donald Severence on June 15, 1947 in Bryan, Ohio and he preceded her in death.
Mrs. Severence is survived by two daughters, Wanda (Wayne) Firestone, of Montpelier and Joyce Psurny, of Edon; a son, Roger Severence, of Kunkle; 10 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; two brothers, A.L. (Val) Ford, of Maumee and Ralph (Margaret) Ford, of Auburn, Indiana and a sister-in-law, Mildred (Elson) Croope, of Holt, Michigan. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Donald, a brother, Ivan Ford and sister, June Leonard.
Funeral services for Evelyn Severence will be held Friday, December 27, 2013, at 11:00 A.M. in the Krill Funeral Home, 204 West Indiana Street, Edon, Ohio with Pastor Eric Burkhardt officiating. Burial will follow in Floral Grove Cemetery, Pioneer. Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 26, 2013 from 2:00-8:00 P.M. in the funeral home.
Memorials in the name of Evelyn Severence may be given to the Edon Fire Department, Community Health Professionals Hospice or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospitals.