Evelyn Estelle McLarty Roe was
born March 23, 1920 in Seymour, Texas and died June 17, 2018
in Durango, CO. She marriedBergen Roe also from Seymour during
World War II. Bergen was a medic in the Navy and was involved
in treating Pearl Harbor injured sailors. Bergen and Evelyn had
two children: Delbert Wade Roe and Mary Ellen Orbison-both with
red hair and freckles like her. Evelyn was preceded in death
by Bergen and two brothers, Jewel and Morris McLarty. She had
5 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren who live in Texas,
Colorado, and Nashville. Evelyn was an employee of Texas Instruments
for many years but her first occupation was being a loving mother
to Delbert and Mary. She was a faithful member of the Church
of Christ since an early age. She lived most of her life as a
resident of Grand Prairie, TX. As she advanced in age, she moved
to Durango, Colorado and made her home with her daughter Mary
Orbison whose husband, Guy, has been a minister with the Church
of Christ for over 40 years. Evelyn was a wonderful, generous,
loving woman who placed God and her family at the top of her
priorities. Her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren
and many nieces and nephews will miss her beautiful smile and
sweet demeanor. She was a Godly woman and always had kind words
for others. will be buried with her late husband at the Veterans
Cemetery in Grand Prairie, TX.
Date of Birth: March 23rd, 1920
Date of Death: June 17, 2018
Delbert Wade Roe
Mary Ellen Orbison
the example she set.
We will miss her greatly.
and, a host of relatives and friends.