Evelyn Marie <I>Magness</I> Poarch

Evelyn Marie Magness Poarch

Birth
Elk City, Beckham County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 1 May 2013 (aged 87)
Oklahoma, USA
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Oklahoma City, Cleveland County, Oklahoma, USA
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EVELYN POARCH
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(Magness/Curtis)May 23, 1925 - May 1, 2013 OKLAHOMA CITY Evelyn was born on May 23, 1925, to Fred and Ruby Magness in Elk City, OK. The family resided in Hartford, AR, then returned to Elk City, with her brother, Fred "Bud" Magness. Evelyn graduated from Elk City High School in 1944. She married Bob Curtis following high school and gave birth to one daughter, Janet Holliday (Curtis). She later remarried James "Eddie" Poarch and gave birth to one son, Sean Poarch. Evelyn worked for 17 years at S&H Green Stamp Redemption Center in downtown OKC. She also loved working with people during her Community work at Neighbor for Neighbor. Evelyn was happiest when she was with friends, dancing to the music and enjoying life. She was known for her beauty, vivaciousness, and her intense love for the Lord and her family. She was an active member of the Wilmont Place Baptist Church and the Eunice Sunday school class. She was saddened when her illness kept her from attending. Evelyn is survived by her daughter, Janet Holliday, of Moore, & Larry Denton; her son, Sean Poarch & wife Tina, of Yukon; granddaughters, Tammy Warren, of OKC, & Forrest Coin; and Kelli Vaughn-Johnson & husband Thomas, OKC; grandson, Jeff Berryhill & wife DeeAnn, of Troup, TX; four great-granddaughters, Natalie Brown and Lillien Johnson, OKC; Callie Berryhill, New Boston, TX; and Jaycee Berryhill, Troup, TX; and three great-grandsons, Michael Brown, OKC; Keegan and Seth Cox, Yukon. She was preceded in death by her mother; father; brother; and granddaughter, Tiffany Vaughn. Please join us to celebrate her life at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 6, 2013, at Moore Funeral Home, followed by burial at Resthaven. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made (In Memory of Evelyn M. Poarch) to The Bell-Childers Foundation, c/o Hospice Quality Care, Inc., 921 S Sooner Rd, Midwest City, OK 73110.

Published in The Oklahoman on May 5, 2013


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  • Maintained by: Kelli Vaughn
  • Originally Created by: Perry N. Leslie
  • Added: 5 May 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 110024208
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Evelyn Marie Magness Poarch (23 May 1925–1 May 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 110024208, citing Resthaven Gardens Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Cleveland County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Kelli Vaughn (contributor 48715103) .