SANGERVILLE – Yvonne G. Evans, 79, passed away unexpectedly Feb. 1, 2014, at her Oakes Manor residence. She was born Aug. 30, 1934, in Providence, R.I., a daughter of Oliva and Gertrude (Boutin) Paradis.
Yvonne was a graduate of Samuel Gorton High School in Warwick, R.I. At the age of 18, she became one of Jehovah’s Witnesses. For the past 61 years, her worship was a focal point of her life.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Wayne Evans Sr. of Sangerville; three sons and their wives, Wayne Jr. and Vonnie of Patten, Barry and Candice of Corinth, and Shawn and Jennie of Ripley; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.
A memorial service will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Abbot Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 194 Main Road, Abbot.