Evelyn Brister Baugher

Published 5:30 pm Tuesday, January 15, 2013

     Funeral services for Evelyn Brister Baugher, formerly of Brookhaven, are 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service, with burial in Riverwood Memorial Park.

     Visitation is Tuesday from 5 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

     Mrs. Baugher, 85, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Jan. 13, 2013, in St. Amant, La. She was born in Brookhaven on Oct. 8, 1927, to Sam M. and Lula Bell Glover Brister.

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     She resided with both her daughters in St. Amant, La., and Maryville, Tenn. She was a proofreader for the Morning Advocate in Baton Rouge and was of the Church of Christ faith. Mrs. Baugher was an avid gardener, and loved flowers and fishing. She loved spending time with her family, friends, her dog and cat. She was a wonderful mother and friend who will be dearly missed.

     Preceding her in death were her parents; first husband, Clarence Earl Thornton; husband, William Baugher; and nine brothers and sisters.

     Survivors are her daughters, Sheryll Thompson and husband, George, of Maryville, Tenn., and Ann Cheveallier, of St. Amant, La.; sister, Orie Scroggins; two grandchildren, Kieffer Bailey and Carrie Palmer and husband, Paul; two great-grandchildren, Eddie Bailey and Laura Palmer; and two special friends, Sharon Villar and special thanks to Dr. Gene Thompson.

     To express your thoughts to the family, you may visit riverwoodfamily.com and click on her name to leave a comment.