At the age of 18 she met Levi Smith and were married January 24, 1947 in Monticello. After 34 years of marriage Levi passed away November 30, 1980.
She later married Elburn Keith who passed away August 25, 1998.
Evellean farmed for 25 years, worked at the Golden Years Nursing Home for four years and four years at Keith's Market and retired at 62. She was saved and joined the Oak Grove Baptist Church of McCreary County in 1943. She later moved her letter to Cooper Baptist Church and attended was long as her health permitted.
She had four brothers and six sisters. Surviving are two sisters: Bertha Abbott of Stearns and Emma Redmon of Monticello.
Visitation: Thursday, October 29th, from 5 to 9 p.m.
Funeral Services: Friday,October 30th, at 1 p.m. at Hickey and Son Funeral Home.
Interment: in Sherd Dobbs Cemetery