Evelyn LaVon Rollins, 88, formerly of Churubusco, passed away on Saturday, February 8, 2020, at Five Star Residences of Fort Wayne.
Born in Albion, on June 3, 1931, to the late Jesse and Bessie (Pippenger) Gordon. She spent her formative years in the Churubusco area.
Evelyn was married to Melvin Rollins on September 23, 1963. Together the couple lived in Churubusco until his death in June 1981.
She loved to play the dice game and attend church services. In the winter she enjoyed going around and seeing all the Christmas lights. It was a party if she got to go out to Bob Evans for dinner.
Evelyn is survived by two adopted daughters; a brother, Howard Gordon; two sisters, Delores (Alden) Bingham and Edna Egly.
In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded by a sister, Mary Merrill.
Services will take place at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home on Thursday, February 13, 2020, at 5:00 p.m.
Family will receive friends on Thursday, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Burial taking place at Highland Park Cemetery, Fort Wayne.
In Lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to Cancer Services of N.E. Indiana or Heartland Hospice.
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