Lucille Evans

Evans, Lucille obit(June 13, 1920 – August 3, 2015)

Lucille Mae Carlson Evans passed away August 3, 2015, in St. George, Utah. She was born in Palmyra, Utah, June 13, 1920, to Carl A. and Stella Byrne Carlson.

Lucille attended school in Provo, Utah. She was a graduate of the Maeser Grade School, Farrer Jr. High and Provo High School. She met her husband, James Charles Evans (J.C.) growing up in Provo. They were married 65 years. He passed away in 2005.

Lucille was a product of the great depression and learned to “make do” with very little. Her family was her proudest accomplishment. She loved them without reservation and would do anything for them.

Lucille was an excellent seamstress and cook. She loved to crochet and made beautiful afghans for many in her family.

Lucille worked hard for everything she had. She worked alongside J.C. building two beautiful homes. She had excellent taste in decorating and clothing. She was down to earth and yet very intelligent and had an uncanny mechanical ability. It was important to her to remain independent which she did. Living in her own home until she was 94 ½.

Lucille loved her grandchildren and they loved spending time with “Mountain Grandma”. She is survived by her two daughters, DeAnn Burnham (Jeff) of Tucson, Arizona, and Judy Hall (Jon) of St. George; five grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, a great grandson, three brothers and two sisters.

Funeral Services

  • Funeral Services will be Friday, August 7, at 10 a.m. at the Spilsbury Mortuary Chapel, 110 S. Bluff, St. George.
  • There will be a viewing Friday, 9-10 a.m., prior to services at the chapel.
  • Interment will take place in the Tonaquint Cemetery.

Her family would like to thank her loving neighbors of Salem, Utah, for all the kindness shown her; all the caregivers at Ridgeview Gardens for their compassion and to Sun Tree Hospice.

Arrangements have been made under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, 435-673-2454.


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