Charlene Love Evans

Nov. 23, 1936 –

Sept. 22, 2013

Charlene Love Evans, 76, of Whitney, Texas passed away Sept. 22, 2013 at Town Hall Nursing Home. Charlene was born on Nov. 23, 1936 to Bennie Francis Love and Marvin Love. She was raised by her mother Bennie and step-father Frank Giffin. She married Charles Walter Evans on April 6, 1955. Charlene Evans known to many as “Chuckalene” was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. In her younger days she ran the Busy Bee Cafe in Maypearl and later in life volunteered at the Ladies Auxiliary of Whitney, Texas.

Charlene is preceded in death by her parents, Bennie Love-Giffin-Gray and step-fathers Frank Giffin and James Gray.

She is survived by her husband Charles Walter Evans of Whitney, Texas; two sons: Steve Evans and Debbie Ortega of Surprise, Ariz.; David Evans and wife Jeannie of Maypearl; three daughters: Kim Jackson and husband Monty of Maypearl; Tami Shemberger and husband Rick of Azle, Texas; Debbie Wiggins and husband David of Waxahachie; 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

Private services were held Wednesday, Sept. 25.