Evelyn Templin Holt, age 89, of Italy, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, December 1, 2016 in Mansfield surrounded by her family. She was born April 5, 1927 in McKinney to Thomas William and Ada Lillie (Morris) Templin. Evelyn was a longtime resident of the Italy Community. She was baptized at age 10 with her Church of Christ family. She was a longtime member of the Italy Church of Christ.She married Lewis Holt on November 3, 1943. She retired from S. M. Dunlap Library in Italy as the library assistant. Evelyn loved all her grandchildren, the church garden, feeding her birds and anything natural.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory her husband of 73 years, Lewis Holt; children, Sheryl Kiever, David Holt and wife Sue and Glenda Ridlehuber; grandchildren, Ligeia Scott, Erik Kiever, Betty Manning, David Ridlehuber, Rachele Ridlehuber, Shelly Kiever, Ashley Kiever, Amber Maloney, Chris Carpenter and Joe Vaughn; 17 great and great-great grandchildren;

Visitation for family and friends will be 6 to 8 PM Monday December 5, 2016 at the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Chapel in Italy.

Funeral services will be 2PM Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at the Church of Christ in Italy.

To view an obituary or sign the guestbook, please visit www.bozemitchellmckibbin.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home, 511 W. Main St. Waxahachie, 75165.