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Bettye Evans

Obituary for Bettye Evans

January 22, 1924 - November 7, 2021
Zeeland, Michigan | Age 97

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Bettye Evans, 97, of Zeeland, passed away on Sunday, November 7, 2021.

Bettye was born in Memphis, Tennessee, on January 22, 1924, to John and Lydia (Schmucker) Russell. Betty married Bill Evans in 1947 and they raised their two daughters in Mississippi. After Bill's death in 1996 following 49 years of marriage, Bettye moved near her sister in Tennessee. In 2002 she moved to Zeeland, Michigan to be nearer her family. She was currently a resident of the Atrium at Royal Park Place where she enjoyed the sweet community friends and staff. Bettye was also a faithful member of Covenant Presbyterian Church, and she loved her church family.

She is survived by her daughters: Kathy (Jack) Huston of Zeeland, Leslie Evans of Holland; two granddaughters and their families: Anna (David) Beavon (Tanner, Carter), Emily (Joe) Hovinga (Bryson). Her faith in God and love of family will be a legacy they will all remember and cherish.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am, Wednesday, November 17, 2021, at Covenant Presbyterian Church (PCA), 1015 East 32nd Street, Holland MI 49423. Visitation will be 10:00-10:45 am prior to the funeral at church. Entombment will be in Restlawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to Spectrum Health Hospice.

Arrangements are by Yntema Funeral Home, 251 S. State Street, Zeeland MI 49464.

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  • Spectrum Health Hospice
    750 Fuller Ave. NE
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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251 S State St
Zeeland, MI 49464
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