October 21, 2004

(4/10/1925 10/14/2004)

Delila Fern Evermon, 79, of Wyaconda, MO, died October 14, 2004, at the Clark County Nursing Home in Kahoka, MO.

She was born April 10, 1925, in Clark County, MO, a daughter of Lester and Millie Billings Lipper.

On December 23, 1945, Delila was united in marriage to George Evermon in Kahoka, MO. He survives.

Other survivors include three daughters, Dorothy Conover and her husband, Dean of Wyaconda, MO, Reta Varnold of Kahoka, MO, and Barb Beaird and her husband, Alan of Revere, MO; one son, Vernon Evermon and his wife, Lois of Wyaconda, MO; one daughter-in-law, Judy Evermon of Wyaconda, MO; six grandchildren, Russell Pratt and his wife, Shelley of Port St. Lucie, FL, Angela Eakins and her husband, Ron of Callao, MO, Pamela Evermon and Ashley Varnold, both of Moberly, MO, Sarah Varnold of Madison, MO, and Brenda Curtis of Moline, IL; four great-grandchildren; three sisters, Nelda Mae Overhulser of Kahoka, MO, Willa Merle Bronstine and her husband, Virgil of Canton, MO and Twila Elder and her husband, Jim of Burlington, IA; two brothers, Kenneth Lipper and his wife, Mary of Kahoka, MO, and William Bobby Lipper and his wife, Carol of Sperry, IA; many nieces, nephews, and friends.

She was preceded in death by one son, Michael Evermon; one great-grandson, one sister, and three brothers.

Delila was a member of the Bear Creek Baptist Church. She enjoyed sewing, embroidery, playing cards, watching soap operas and The Price Is Right. She loved fishing and making donuts. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother and cherished the time she spent with her family.

Funeral services were held October 18, 2004, at the Vigen Memorial Home in Kahoka, MO with Reverend Beryl Cragg officiating. Burial was in the Kahoka Cemetery. Pallbearers were Don Scott, Bennie Scott, Larry Howell, Rob Henry, Dave Henry and Ronnie Stutz. Honorary pallbearers were Don White and Orville Steele. Music was by John Spray. Memorials were made to the Kahoka Cemetery or the Blattner Cemetery. The Vigen Memorial Home in Kahoka, MO was in charge of arrangements.

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