Rader Funeral Home - Kilgore, TX

Doretha McDonald Evans
July 27, 1927 - March 22, 2017
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Services for Doretha “Polly” McDonald Evans will be 10 am, Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Rader Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Riley Pippen officiating. Burial will be 4:00 pm, Saturday at Midlothian Cemetery, Midlothian, Texas. Mrs. Evans died Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in Kilgore.

She was born July 27, 1927 in Boswell, Oklahoma to Joe Allen and Mary Martha Idella Stevenson. Polly graduated from Boswell High School before she helped our country in WWII as a “Rosie the Riveter.” For many years she and her husband Eddie owned and operated, “The Rig Restaurant” in Houston, Texas. After the death of her husband, Eddie McDonald, Polly moved to Kilgore where she attended Highland Park Baptist Church.

Mrs. Evans is survived by two daughters, Treca Caddenhead and her husband, Bill of Kilgore, Freda Luther of Kilgore; a son, Roy McDonald and his wife, Paula of Houston; a brother, Donald Tom Stevenson and his wife, Eunice of Smyrna, Tennessee; five grandchildren, Kimberly Garrett of Fairbanks, Alaska, Charles McDonald of Houston, Lance Eubanks of Houston, Lynda McDonald of Houston, April Kavaliauskas of Slickerville, New Jersey; twelve great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; her husband, Willie Evans of Kilgore; several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at the Rader Funeral Home Friday evening between 6:00-7:30 pm

Doretha McDonald Evans
July 27, 1927 - March 22, 2017
Visitation Schedule
Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore
401 North Martin Street
Kilgore, TX  75662
Friday, March 24, 2017
6:00 p.m - 7:30 p.m.
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Service Schedule
Rader Funeral Home Chapel
401 N. Martin
Kilgore, TX  75662
Saturday, March 25, 2017
10:00 a.m.
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Burial Schedule
Midlothian Cemetery
Midlothian, TX  75065




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