Evelyn J. Rivers, 83, of Walnut Creek, died Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, at the Cleveland Clinic.
She was born Wednesday, Jan. 6, 1932, in Guernsey County, to the late Vernal and Zelma (Mallarnee) Gray.
She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church of Newcomerstown and attended the Millersburg United Methodist Church after moving to Walnut Creek and she volunteered at Journey's End Ministries for many years.
She is survived by three children, Connie Sue Zang of Newark, Meri (Dan) Rockaway of Clarks Summit, Pa., Randy (Cheryl) Bartholow of Newcomerstown; grandchildren, Rosetta Collura, Antonio (Michelle) Collura, Walter Zang, Douglas (Allison) Zang, Paige Rockaway, Patrick Rockaway, Danny (Martha) Rockaway, Brandon Bartholow, Steve (Jamie) Butler; great-grandchildren, Collin Alex Miller, Stephen Collura, Isabel Rockaway, Blair Butler, Drake Butler; one brother, Rev. Carl L. (Dorothy) Gray of Walnut Creek., She was preceded in death by one sister, Delores Gray.
Funeral services were Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, in the Addy Funeral Home, with the Rev. Tom Jones officiating.
Burial was in Londonderry Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Journey's End Ministries Inc.. 205 S. River St., Newcomerstown, OH 43832.
Online condolences may be made at www.addyfuneralhome.com.