September 1, 1941 - February 28, 2017
Mattoon, IL – Madonna L. Evans, age 75, of Mattoon, IL, passed away at 3:13 a.m., Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center. The funeral service in her honor will begin at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, March 4, 2017, at Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home, 1200 Wabash Avenue, Mattoon, IL 61938. Reverend Virgil Baker will officiate. Interment will follow in Dodge Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday evening from 5:00-7:00 p.m., at the funeral home. Born September 1, 1941, in Mattoon, IL, Madonna was the daughter of Henry and Ruth (Groves) Lawhorn. She married Richard Evans on August 18, 1962, in Mattoon, IL. She is survived by Richard, her loving husband of 54 years, who resides in Mattoon, IL; two children, Kimberly Smith of Rantoul, IL, and Robert Evans and wife Brandy of Mattoon, IL; a brother, Bob Lawhorn of Charleston, IL; two sisters, Louise Sanders of Mattoon, IL, and JoAnn Delaney and husband Joe of Forrest, IL; seven grandchildren, all residing in Mattoon, IL: Richard Smith and wife Heather, Tyler Evans and fiancé Shelby Erwin, Shantell Smith, Rayne Smith, Rylee Price, Keaton Evans, and Kimberlynn Evans; two great grandchildren, Gracelynn Salvas and Haydn Dobbs, both of Mattoon, IL, and two more great grandchildren on the way. Mrs. Evans was a former member of the Broadway Christian Church in Mattoon, IL. Other memberships included the Women of the Mattoon Moose Lodge. Madonna was a life-long avid Chicago Cubs fan. Some of her favorite pastimes included baking and watching gameshows and The Voice; however, she loved nothing more than spending time with her family and spoiling her grandchildren. Please visit www.mitchell-jerdan.com or www.facebook.com/mitchelljerdanfuneralhome to light a virtual candle in her honor or share a memory with her family.
Mattoon, IL – Madonna L. Evans, age 75, of Mattoon, IL, passed away at 3:13 a.m., Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center. The funeral service in her honor will begin at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, March 4, 2017, at... View Obituary & Service Information
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