Evelyn E. Fleming
Friday, October 12, 2012 8:49 AM
LAFAYETTE - Evelyn E. Fleming, 92, died at 7:15 p.m., on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, at Richland Manor Nursing Home, Bluffton. She was born Aug. 19, 1920, in Ada, to R. Wayne and Anna (Elzay) Wright who preceded her in death. She married Lester V. Fleming on June 8, 1940, and he died on Sept. 13, 2009.
Evelyn was a homemaker and 1938 graduate of Ada High School. She was a member of St.Mark's Lutheran Church, Ada.
Surviving are three sons, Thomas J. (Sharon) Fleming, of Harrod, Daniel (Linda) Fleming, of Bluffton, and John L. (Deb) Fleming, of LaFayette; two daughters, Martha (Kenneth) Fitzpatrick, of Springfield, Va., and Joan Fleming, of Lima; four sisters, Helen Smith, of Lima, Patricia Betz, of Kenton, Norma Davis, of Marion, and Phyllis Jean Vermillion, of Roundhead; eleven grandchildren; twenty-two great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by one son, David Fleming; seven brothers, Leo, Floyd, Ray, Gary, Ralph, Bill, and Wayne; and four sisters, Shirley Wright, Cecil Williams, Betty Jo Klingler, and Rosemary Wright.
Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m., on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, at St. Mark Lutheran Church, Ada, with Rev. David Coffin officiating. Burial will follow in Desenburg Cemetery, Harrod. Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., on Monday, Oct. 15, at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada, and one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday.
Memorial contributions can be made to Richland Manor Nursing Home Activity Fund.
Condolences may be expressed at www.hansonneely.com.