Evelyn D. McGee, age 67, of Villa Park, passed away peacefully on August 7th, 2021.
She is survived by her sons Maurice and Marvin Johnson of Villa Park, her daughter Tameka Haugen (Chris) and granddaughter Lucille Haugen, of South Barrington and her sisters Ethel Smith (Andrew) of Jackson, MS, Rovenia Moore (Claude) of Indianola, MS, and Ella Thurman of Memphis, TN.
Evelyn was born to the late Johnnie & Mary Louise Pierce, on October 15, 1953 in Indianola, Mississippi. She attended school in Indianola, MS, then moved to Chicago, IL where she got married and had three children. After her divorce, she took on the challenge of being a single mother and gave her all to raising her kids. Over time, she attended some college and worked in various industries including residential & commercial cleaning, retail, and manufacturing.
Evelyn was an amazingly strong woman who loved her family, friends, Bible, cooking, and Westerns tv shows such as The Rifleman. She loved making elaborate holiday meals and playing with her grandchild and grand puppy, Casey. She was an inspiration to all and will be forever missed.
A Memorial Gathering will be held on August 13, 2021 from 9:00am until time of service, 11:30 AM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St, Lombard, followed by the burial at Forest Home Cemetery, 863 Des Plaines Ave, Forest Park, IL.
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