Evelyn Ruth Wills

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Evelyn Ruth Wills

Evelyn Ruth Wills passed away Sunday, September 15, 2013, at her home in De Kalb, Texas. She was 60.

Evelyn was born March 10, 1953, in New Boston, Texas, to Ernest Lee Williams, Sr. and Naiome Lewis Williams. She was a cook at De Kalb Truck Stop for 12 years. Evelyn loved to fish and cook and was a helpful friend to all. She was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in the Garland Community of De Kalb, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her father, Earnest Williams, Sr.

She is survived by her mother, Naiome Williams of De Kalb, Texas; her son, James "Chili" Williams, Jr. of De Kalb, Texas; five sisters, Nelane Austin of Dallas, Texas, Edna Griffin of McKinney, Texas, Juanita and her husband, Ray Smith of De Kalb, Texas, Melva Williams and her husband, Aaron Luke of De Kalb, Texas, and Rosetta Threadgill of Texarkana, Texas; three brothers, Ernest Lee Williams, Jr. of De Kalb, Texas, Robert Joe Williams of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Melvin Williams of De Kalb, Texas; an uncle, Tommy Barber of Topeka, Kansas; two aunts, Mary Joyce Barber of De Kalb, Texas and Farry Smith De Kalb, Texas; and numerous other family members and friends.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, September 21, 2013 at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in the Garland Community of De Kalb, Texas with Bro. Delphin Germany, Bro. Melvin Gray and Bro. Danny Traylor officiating. Interment will follow at Garland Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, September 21, 2013 at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in De Kalb, Texas.

Online Registration at www.batesfamilyfuneralhome.com

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