Dorothy “Evelyn” Metcalf, 81, of Palmyra, Missouri, died at  5:55 a.m. Tuesday at Hannibal Regional Hospital.  Evelyn was born April 10, 1933, in Davisville,  Missouri. She  married  Jessie Elbert “Eb” Metcalf April 14, 1948 in Steelville, Mo. He preceded her in death January 17, 2003.    
Evelyn is survived by her children: Dorothy (Charles) Morgan,  Donna (Joe) Pflum, Darrell (Pam) Metcalf, and Debbie (Dale) Peters all of Palmyra;  sisters: Judy Jones of Arizona, and Linda Beckett of Bourbon, Mo.;  brothers: Roger, Herb, and Jerry Brooks of Arizona, and Dennis Nethington of Fenton, Mo.; 11 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, and 5 great great grandchildren.  Evelyn was preceded in death by her father and step-mother, Herbert and Marge Brooks, her mother and step-father, Ruth and Ray Nethington, and a sister, Margie.    
Evelyn worked at E. L. Smith Company in Quincy, Ill., for several years.  She loved all of her family and spending time together.  She enjoyed quilting, cooking, and attending local music shows.  She was a member of Palmyra United Pentacostal Church.    
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel in Palmyra.  Rev. Robert Axton will officiate.  Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Palmyra,  Missouri.
Visitation will be from 12:30 p.m. until time of services Saturday at  Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel.  Memorial contributions may be made to Palmyra Nutrition Center or Palmyra United Pentecostal Church.
Casket Bearers are Darren Morgan, Daric Crane,
Brant Pflum, Shad Metcalf, Tony Franklin, Matt Crane, and Jimmy Starks.   Honorary Bearers are Evelyn’s granddaughters, and great grand children.
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