COMANCHE — Funeral services for Nelda Faye Evett, 82, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 2 at Comanche Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at Ferrill Cemetery in Comanche County. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1 at the funeral home.
She died Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017.
She was born Feb. 16, 1935, in Sidney to Walter and Faye (Vancleve) Smith. On Nov. 1, 1952, she married Clarence Evett in Sidney.
Survivors include her husband, Clarence Lee Evett; son, James Evett and Donita Cogburn of Sidney; son-in-law, David Sliger of Rising Star; grandchildren, Jay Evett of Austin, Jonathan Evett of Austin, Claren and Stacey Sliger of Stephenville, Chris and Cassie Sliger of Clyde, Cody and Jessica Sliger of Lubbock, Rodney and Reagan Cogburn of Brady, Darrick Cogburn of Sidney, and Kayla Moore of Sidney; nine great-grandchildren; sister, Inetta Campbell of Zowalli, Louisiana; brother, J.P. Smith of North Carolina; many, many nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Lenell Sliger; sisters, Lavern Ellis and Beatrice Gautier; and brothers, Walker Smith and Gayland Smith.