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Evelyn Hershey

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  A funeral service for Evelyn Hershey, 79, of Yantis will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel with Jim Thompson and Buddy Wiggins officiating.

Interment will follow at Seymore Cemetery with Jeff Bernight, James McWilliams, Bill Momar, Travis Aven, Chuck Lawrence and James Samuelson serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearer will be Fred Fisher.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.

Mrs. Hershey died Saturday evening, Oct. 20, 2012, at Baylor Medical Center in Dallas.

Evelyn Hershey was born in Greenville on Nov. 11, 1932, the daughter of Everett Eugene Seymore and Nina Noreen “Nancy” (Newton) Seymore.

She married Sammy Ray Hershey in Lubbock on Aug. 11, 1951; he survives.

She was a homemaker and a member of League Street Church of Christ.

Other survivors include one son, Lowry Hershey and wife, Brenda of Amarillo; three daughters, Rhealyn Samuelson and husband, Gary, of Denton, Holly Phillips of Granite Shoals and Sandra Bernight and husband, Jeff, of Brashear; grandchildren Declan Hershey, Rachelyn Hershey, Ethan Hershey, Eoin Hershey, Lindley Glover and Jim, Jessica Flores and Les, Karyn Samuelson, Rachel Samuelson, Esther Samuelson, Lydia Samuelson, James Samuelson, Deborah Samuelson, Roxanne Phillips, Rebecca Solorzano and Albert and Nicholas Reeves; and great-grandchildren Lexi, John Kaylee, Hailie, Landon and Gavin.

She was preceded in death by one grandson, Micheal Hershey.

Memorials may be made to League Street Church of Christ “Special Missions.”

Arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.

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