Evelyn M. Oneal, 91, Plymouth, formerly of Shelbyville, passed away on Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 10, 2018, at her home. She was born on Jan. 22, 1927, in Shelbyville, to Frank and Hazel Deho Phillips.
Evelyn graduated from Shelbyville High School.
She was married to Donald Oneal from 1951 until 1970.
She was employed at the Garment Factory in Shelbyville for 10 years, and then became a full-time homemaker. She moved to Plymouth in May of 2007 to be closer to her son and grandchildren. She loved reading books, bingo and watching murder mysteries on TV.
She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Shelbyville for many years.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law: Larry (Karen) Oneal, Plymouth; grandson: Travis (Linley) Oneal and their daughter Allison, Plymouth; granddaughter: Marcy Bogunia (Jeff Gustafson) and their children, Kaden and Keegan Gustafson, Walkerton; grandson: Matthew (Sondra Beatty) Bogunia and their son Logan, Walkerton.
Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and one sister, a daughter, Beth Ann Oneal, in 1959, a daughter-in-law, Teresa Oneal, on Sept. 13, 1999, and her former husband.
A memorial visitation will be held for Evelyn from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, at the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth, with a memorial service immediately following at 7 p.m., with Fr. Craig Borchard officiating.
Inurnment will take place at a later date in Shelbyville.
Memorials may be directed to “Concerns of Police Survivors” or C.O.P.S., which is a nationally recognized charity that benefits the families of officers who are lost in the line of duty. C.O.P.S. P.O. Box 3199 Camdenton, MO. 65020.