Catherine “Jean” Evans, 89, of Paducah and Marshall County died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville, Tenn.
Mrs. Evans was a member of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Paducah. She was organist at St. Thomas More Catholic Church for several years. She also worked as a secretary.
She is survived by three daughters, Cathy Ray of Paducah, Sharon Evans of Brookville, Md., and Carol Evans of Lady’s Island, S.C.; four sons, Bob Evans of Benton, David Evans and Paul Evans of Paducah, and Patrick Evans of Brandon, Fla.; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, and nine nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Walter Evans, and one sister.
There will be a funeral Mass followed by a Celebration of Life at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church. There will be no visitation.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to St. Jude Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; St. Francis de Sales Building Fund, 116 S. 6th St., Paducah, KY 42001; St. Pius X Church, 723 E. 5th Ave., Calvert City, KY 42029, or to a favorite charity.