Weatherford Democrat

Obituaries

August 14, 2012

Hazel Virginia (Cox) Evans

WEATHERFORD —  

Hazel Virginia (Cox) Evans was born April 4, 1918 at Mountain View, Okla. to Benjamin Franklin and Emma Grace (Williams) Cox. She graduated from Sedan High School, south of Mountain View, after which she attended and graduated from Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, Okla. During her time at the university, she met and married Bob Evans, who at that time was an instructor of Fine Arts. After graduating, Hazel served in varying capacities at both Southern Methodist University in Dallas and Illiff School of Theology in Denver, Co. while Bob pursued his Bachelor of Divinity and Doctor of Theology degrees. After graduating from Illiff, Bob and Hazel entered a long career of service together as Methodist minister and minister’s wife, during which they served churches in Denver, Las Vegas, NM, Nocona, Gainesville, Wichita Falls, Dallas, Waco and Cisco, as well as Couts Memorial United Methodist Church in Weatherford, Texas. Throughout this long and fruitful ministry, Hazel provided a warm and loving home for both Bob and their son Ben, as well as working alongside Bob in espousing the Gospel of Christ and ministering to the needs of both church members and the community at large. After retiring from the ministry, Bob and Hazel operated a custom picture framing shop in their home by Lake Weatherford in conjunction with the Colonial Art Shop of Weatherford. 

Hazel is survived by her son, Benjamin F. Evans and wife Charlotte; four granddaughters, Ione Wise and her husband Jeff of Wylie, Christina Fite of Weatherford, Alicia Hardin and her husband Keith of Stinnett and Andrea Riggs of San Antonio; a brother, Glenn Cox of Arizona; six great-grandsons and four great-granddaughters.

A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. today at East Greenwood Cemetery. 

Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

913 North Elm Street Weatherford, TX 76086

(817) 594-2747

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