Evelyn Louise Jackson, 82, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 1, 2017, in Seattle, Washington, from complications of COPD.
Evelyn was born October 5, 1934, in Anadarko, Oklahoma, to the late Charlie Hileman and Winona (Sinsentaffar) Harrelson.
She was preceded in death by her older sister, Ruth Bogle and older brother, Wilbur “Buddy” Hileman.
Evelyn married Luther “Wayne” Jackson on June 9, 1951, and they were married for 27 years before divorcing in 1979.
She and Wayne lived in many places, including Mississippi, Spokane, Washington, Phoenix, Arizona, and Sacramento, California, before settling in Fort Collins, Colorado, to build their own business, The Dog House boarding kennel.
Evelyn returned to Oklahoma, in 1985, to be near her sister, brothers, and their families.
She moved to Seattle, Washington, in the spring of 2012, to be near her daughter, son-in-law, and two granddaughters.