Leitha Evans

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OCALA, Fla. -- Leitha M. Hook Evans, 91, of Ocala, Florida, passed away on October 30, 2012.

She was born on January 29, 1921, in Hicksville, Ohio, to the late Ira K. and Elva L. (Hilbert) Hook. She married Farrell D. Evans on August 31, 1940. He preceded her in death on January 14, 2005.

Leitha is survived by two brothers, Wayne (Loretta) Hook of Knoxville, Tennessee, and Vance (Lois) Hook, Harlan, Indiana; one sister, Eloise Cook, Fort Wayne, Indiana. A sister, Dorothy Shanks, also preceded her in death. She has many nieces and nephews who will cherish her memory.

Leitha was a member of the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Ocala, Florida, and the First Church of Christ, Bryan, Ohio. Leitha and Farrell enjoyed being active in both churches as well as traveling together.

A Celebration of Life memorial service will be held on Monday, November 19, 2012, at 1 p.m. at the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Ocala, Florida. An additional memorial service will be held in Bryan, Ohio, at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to First Christian Church (1908 SE Fort King St., Ocala, Fla. 34471), or the First Church of Christ (129 North Walnut Street, Bryan, Ohio 43506) in her memory.

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