Theodore M. Evans – Gail Lucille Gilchrist – Ernest Junior Slaughter – Betty Ann Grabenhorst

 Posted on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 8:30 am

Theodore M. Evans

Ted Evans

Funeral Services for Theodore “Ted” Martin Evans of Winfield, was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 at New Salem Baptist Church near Winfield. Rev. Craig Rogers, church pastor, and Rev. David Thompson officiated with burial in New Salem Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Russell Evans, Ronnie Evans, Rodger Evans, Reggie Evans, Rick Evans and Zach Evans.

Mr. Evans, 62, died Thursday morning, Nov. 8, 2012 at his home. Born Nov. 3, 1950 in Pontiac, MI, he was the son of Henry Howard and Winifred Simmons Evans. He was a 1969 graduate of Winfield High School. He was united in marriage on April 27, 1968 in Winfield to Glenda Sue Parsons. This union was blessed with four sons: Russell Martin, Ronald Lawrence, Rodger Dean and Reginald Theodore. He owned and operated Evans Guttering, retiring after 35 years. He then worked as an inspector for Lincoln County Public Water #1 for four years. He was a member of Sun Valley Golf Club and a former member of the Winfield Lions Club. He was a member of New Salem Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his father, Henry Evans and one brother, Jim Evans.

Survivors include his beloved wife of 44 years, Sue Evans of Winfield; four sons: Russell Evans and his wife, Dee, Ronnie Evans and his wife, Chris, Rodger Evans and his wife, Jody, and Reggie Evans and his wife, Kasey, all of Winfield; seven grandchildren: Samantha, Zach, Bailey, Isabelle, Theo, Addison and Josie; and six step-grandchildren: Louis, Darren, Daniele, Cory, Colby and Carly. He also leaves his mother, Winifred Evans of Pensacola, FL; two sisters: Marcella Newton of Holly, MI and Janice Lee and her husband, Marshall, of Pensacola; one brother, Rick Evans and his wife, Connie, also of Pensacola; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Visitation was held from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, 2012 at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home near Winfield. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or New Salem Baptist Church in care of Carter-Ricks Funeral Home; 3838 East Highway 47; P.O. Box 253; Winfield, MO 63389. Online condolences may be made at www.carterrickfuneralhome.com.

Gail Lucille Gilchrist

Ms. Gail Lucille Gilchrist, 78, died Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 at the Elsberry Healthcare Center near Elsberry. Born July 8, 1934, in St. Louis, she was the daughter of Albro W. and Mildred B. Beeman Taylor.

Ms. Gilchrist was a proud Veteran of the United States Army and the 3175th M.P. National Guard from Nov. 27, 1961 until being honorably discharged on November 26, 1963 as an E-4. She later owned a bait shop for several years. She was a member of the Elsberry American Legion Post #226 and the Elsberry VFW Post #9064.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Albro and Mildred Taylor; one brother, Michael L. Taylor; one sister, Bettie L. Currie; and one nephew, Robert Currie.

She is survived by one niece, Sharon Kirk of St. Louis.

Keeping with Ms. Gilchrist wishes, there will be no services. Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army or PALS of Lincoln County in care of Carter-Ricks Funeral Homes, 107 South 5th Street; Elsberry, MO 63343. Online condolences may be made at www.carterricksfuneralhome.com.

Ernest Junior Slaughter

Ernest Junior Slaughter of Whiteside, died Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 at the age of 73.
Visitation was held from 4 p.m. to  8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012 at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Elsberry.
Funeral Service was held at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12, 2012 at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Elsberry
Online condolences may be made at www.carterricksfuneralhome.com.

Betty Ann Grabenhorst

Betty Ann Grabenhorst of Foley died Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 at the age of 54.
Visitation was held from 4 p.m. to  8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Winfield.

Online condolences may be made at www.carterricksfuneralhome.com.

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