Jesus said, “Where I am, there you shall be also.” And being true to His Word, He called Arlene Evans, His devoted daughter, home to be with Him for all eternity on Thursday, January 23, 2014. She was 84 years old and was the wife of Daniel W. Evans for over 63 years. She was a loving and selfless wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
She was a graduate of Coal Township High School and retired from Lampeter- Strasburg School District after working as a secretary.
She and Dan attended West Willow United Methodist Church, where she was an organist for many years and taught Sunday school and a Bible study.
Born in Shamokin, she was the daughter of the late Ellsworth and Emma (Knokes) Spotts. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter Joy, married to David Harnish of New Albany; a son Daniel, married to LuAnne (Barley) Evans of Pequea; six granddaughters; nine great-grandchildren; four brothers and one sister. She was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.
The funeral will be held on Monday, January 27, 2014 at 11 AM in the West Willow United Methodist Church, 118 West Willow Road, Willow Street, PA, with Pastor John Pfeil officiating. Following a private family viewing at 9:30, the family will greet friends from 10 AM until the time of the service. Interment will be in Mellinger Mennonite Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please send a contribution in Arlene’s memory to Back to the Bible, P.O. Box 82808, Lincoln, NE 68501, or Turning Point, PO Box 3838, San Diego, CA 92163.