Evelyn Jenkins Petree
August 22, 1940 - December 22, 2018
Evelyn Jenkins Petree, age 78 and a resident of the Lee Road Community died Saturday morning December 22, 2018 at her home. Alongside her family, she worked at different booths for many years at Fairs and Festivals in California and Arizona. She always enjoyed traveling to those areas. Evelyn was a member of Shepard’s Care Ministries in Barker’s Corner and loved her Sunday School class and church family. She enjoyed baking for the church meals on Tuesdays. Evelyn loved the Christmas season, as this was always her favorite holiday. She loved baking Christmas candy and sweet treats each year. She hoped to pass down her love of baking to her young grandchildren and great-grandchildren, as she often baked brownies and other sweets with them. Evelyn enjoyed walking her family pets.
Survived by: 2 Daughters and a Son in law: Martha and Larry Sayre of Grapevine, TX, Janice Blackwell of the Lee Road Community; 2 Sons and a Daughter in law: Randy Reviere of Franklinton, Gordy and Leslie Reviere of Georgia; 2 Step-Children: David Petree, Diana Campbell; 8 Grandchildren and Spouses: Kellett and Tracy Sayre of Washington State, Ryan and Brittany Sayre of Grapevine, TX, Christopher and Laura Bailey of Covington, Justin and Morgan Blackwell of Crossroads, MS, Samantha Morgan of Oregon, Cameron and Kenzie Reviere, Harrison Reviere, Eli Reviere all of Georgia; 3 Step-Grandchildren; Sister: Avie “Cricket” Riles of Mount Hermon; 3 Brothers and Sisters in law: Ray and Blackie Jenkins, Clyde and Shirley Jenkins all of Covington, John and Nellie Jenkins of Shreveport; Brother in law and Sister in law: Larry and Betty Petree; Also numerous half-brothers, half-sisters, nieces, nephews and other family members.
She was preceded in death by her husband Alvie “Rip” Petree, infant daughter Cynthia Reviere, mother Inie Fussell Jenkins, father and step-mother Jesse and Gertrude Jenkins, sisters Ella Mae Johnson, Osa Lee Frelou’, brothers Charley Jenkins, Floyd Jenkins, Shelby Jenkins, Joe Jenkins, J.B. Jenkins and nephew Jay Jenkins.
Visitation will be at Shepard’s Care Ministries Church on Friday December 28th from 9:00 am until 11:00 am. A funeral service will be held in the church at 11:00 am Friday with Rev. Derrick Jarrell and Rev. Vern Nettles officiating. Burial will follow in the Barker-McManus Memorial Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Ryan Sayre, Christopher Bailey, Justin Blackwell, Terry Jenkins, John Mancuso, Masson Jenkins
Honorary Pallbearer is Kellett Sayre