Elizabeth “Betty” Bennett Evans, 81, of Millville, Del., passed away Saturday, May 31, 2008, in Berlin Nursing & Rehab Center, Berlin, Md., after a short illness. Her passions were her grandson and great-grandsons, needlework and crafting. She was very talented in all kinds of handiwork and was very giving. She also loved to watch and attend, when possible, baseball games. She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, past member of the Millville Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary and Republican Committee Woman for the 38th District for many years.
Evans was preceded in death by her parents, J. Swainey and Marie Bennett; and a brother, Frank S. Bennett Sr. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, John “Jack” Evans; son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Carol Evans of Dagsboro, Del.; grandson and wife, J.S. and JoAnna Evans of Frankford, Del.; two great-grandsons, John and Joel; a sister and her husband, Gloria and Ronald McCabe; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A graveside service was scheduled for Thursday, June 5, 2008, with interment in Millville Methodist Cemetery in Millville. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Seaside Christian Academy, 12637-A Ocean Gateway, Ocean City, MD 21842.