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Jeanie Evans

April 17, 1944 - Jan. 6, 2011

Jeanie Evans, 67, of Scio passed away early Friday morning at her home with family beside her from a long time battle with dementia.

She was born at home in Mountain Home, Ark., to Edger and Lizzy (Aklin) Chapman.

As a teen she worked at Scott Valley Ranch as a lifeguard. After graduating school, she met Andrew Jackson Evans, they married on Jan. 9, 1965, in Kansas. Later they moved to Oregon where she pursued a career at Stayton Canning Company for several years and later at Walmart.

Jeanie enjoyed needle work, camping and fishing. Give her a pole, box of worms, chair and a creek bank, and she was happy.

Jeanie is survived by her husband, Andrew "Jack" Evans of Scio; daughters Pamela Evans of Sweet Home and Kimberly Evans of Lebanon; brother Bobby Dean Chapman of Texas; and granddaughters Nyvona and Misty.

She was preceded in death by her parents; stepmother Effy; brothers LaVern and Ray Champan; and son Michael Andrew Evans.

A funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, at Providence Vineyard Christian Church in Scio with burial to follow at the Providence Memorial Cemetery in Scio.

AAsum-Dufour Funeral Home is handling arrangements (www.aasum-dufour.com).

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