Evelyn Jeffries (nee Stewart), 80, of Elyria, passed away at home, surrounded by her loving family, Tuesday, January 8, 2013, following a long illness. She was born April 5, 1932 in Clay County, West Virginia.
Evelyn's grandchildren meant the world to her, she enjoyed spending time with family, and reading.
Survivors include a daughter, Connie "Sue" Jeffries of Elyria; a granddaughter, Samantha Fugitt (Brian) of Elyria; and three great grandchildren, Andrew Jeffries, Austin and Abigail Fugitt. Additional survivors include brothers and sisters, Kathleen, Emma Lou, Douglas, Anna Mae, Daphne, Alberta, Betty, and Denver.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Warren; a brother, Junior; sister, Judy; her parents, Albert and Gladys (nee Nichols) Stewart.
Memorial services will be held 1:30 P.M., Saturday, January 19, 2013, at The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria (440)322-4626. Chaplain Julie Biroscak, of Grace Hospice, will officiate. Burial will be private.
The family would like to thank Tonya Phillips, of Grace Hospice, for her loving care of Evelyn.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.laubenthalmercado.com