Martha B. Evans


Martha B. Evans, 92, a resident of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017.

She was born on Oct. 5, 1924, to the late Adolphus Brown and Sallie Lawson Brown.

She was a member of the Chilcutt United Methodist Church in Cleveland. She was an avid bowler and thoroughly enjoyed traveling with her team. She was also known for her great love of sports. She was dearly loved and will be deeply missed by all that knew her.

Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, John R. Evans Jr.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory, her children: Janis Wilkey (Boofer), Peggy Lowe, and Debby Waddell (Steve); stepson, Gale Patrick Evans (Jean); grandchildren: Jonathan Baugh, Amanda Waddell, Nick Lowe, Monica Stephens, Stephanie Barefield, and Brett Waddell; step-grandchildren: Cynthia Evans, Kimberly Evans, Michael Evans, and Scott Evans; along with numerous great-grandchildren, and many beloved nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life service is planned for 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, in the chapel of Companion Funeral Home, 2419 Georgetown Road N.W.

Burial is to follow the service in the Chilcutt United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Prior to the service, the family will receive friends, from 1 until the 3 p.m. service time at the funeral home.

You are encouraged to share a memory of Martha and/or your personal condolences with her family by visiting her memorial web page and guestbook at


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