Georgia Ellen Evans, 'The Hat Lady' of Avon United Methodist Church

Founder of the Avon Women's Club Nursery School

Georgia Ellen Evans (nee Brewster), of Avon, passed away Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 at her home. Mrs. Evans was born on Feb. 18, 1927, in Youngstown, Ohio.

She was the founder of the Avon Women's Club Nursery School and an active member of Avon United Methodist Church where she volunteered in many roles. Georgia was active in bible study, fundraising, women's fellowship, substitute organist, and a Sunday school superintendent and teacher. She will be remembered by fellow parishioners as "the lady who wore the hats." Georgia was musical and creative; she enjoyed playing the violin, french horn and piano. She also spent time painting, designing needlework creations and flower arranging.

Georgia married her sweetheart, Jack Evans, in 1950. They moved to Avon in 1954 and have resided there since. In December 2011, the happy couple celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Together they had two children, Michele (Evans) Landes of Boston, Mass. and Michael J. Evans of Avon; she leaves a son- in-law, William Landes and five grandchildren, Nathan, Aaron, Ryan, Heather and Taylor Landes, all of Boston.

Memorial contributions may be forwarded to the Lorain County Metroparks, 12882 Diagonal Road, LaGrange, 44050 or the Lorain County SPCA, PO Box 157, Grafton, 44044. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date at Avon United Methodist Church. Cremation by Avon.

Information courtesy of Busch Funeral Services.


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