Mattie Lou Evans, 75, passed away April 11, 2019

Mattie Lou Evans, 75, of Galesburg, Michigan, formerly of Stevensville, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Laurel of Galesburg in Galesburg, MI.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at Starks & Menchinger Chapel & Cremation Services, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph with Pastor Tom Bird officiating. Inurnment will take place at Lincoln Township Cemetery. Friends may visit from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the family c/o Mark Evans. Those wishing to share a memory of Mattie online may do so at

Mattie is survived by her son Mark (Michele) Evans of Muskegon; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. She was the fifth born of eleven siblings, surviving are: John Johnson; Ray Johnson; Lois (Junior) Brumley; Lura (Benny) Harp; Jim (Melissa) Johnson; Wayne (Eloise) Johnson; Curt Johnson; Shirley Whitaker; Mary Annette (David) Thumm; and numerous nieces & nephews.

Mattie was preceded by her parents, husband Earl Evans, sons, Timothy and David Evans, and brother, Perry Johnson.

Mattie was born April 18, 1943, in Marks, Mississippi to Cletis & Opal (Patterson) Johnson. Mattie loved all her family, especially the family cookouts at her brother, Wayne’s house. She will be missed by all who knew her. 

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