Evelyn K. Andrews, 89, of Belpre, Ohio, passed away Jan. 14, 2014, after an extended illness. She was born in Newton, W.Va. to Alpheus "Newt" and Mary Naylor Keaton. She was a loving mother and grandmother. Following her retirement from the Internal Revenue Service in Parkersburg in 1985, she and her husband moved to Florida for 18 years before moving to Virginia to live with their daughter. She returned to Washington County in 2006 after her husband's death.
She is survived by her daughter, Dina Andrews of Belpre; son, Cecil Andrews of Little Hocking; granddaughter, April (Justin) Abbott; grandson, James R. Andrews; and great-grandchildren, Aubrionna Justice, Carden and James Jr. She is also survived by one sister, Ruby Kingsbury of Falls Church, Va. and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Harry C. Andrews, five brothers, and four sisters.
The family would like to thank Marietta (Amedysis) Hospice, especially Nancy, Jessica and Vicky and special caregiver Elizabeth Bailey.
The funeral service will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Leavitt Funeral Home, Belpre, with The Rev. Lisa Taylor officiating. Burial will follow at the Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Belpre. Visitation will be Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. and one hour prior to the service.
Online condolences may be sent to www.leavittfuneralhome.com