Evelyn Fitzgerald Waldrip


Evelyn Fitzgerald Waldrip, 89, of Young, Arizona, died July 23, 2003. She was born June 25, 1914 in Bromide, Okla.

She moved to Young, Ariz. in 1931 when she was 17. She was very involved in arts and crafts, winning many "Best of Show" ribbons in the Gila County fairs.

She is survived by her daughter, Janice Deen of Mountain Home, Ark.; twin sons, Melvin of New River, Ariz. and Marvin of Glendale, and son Tom of Peoria; 17 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, one brother, and two sisters.

Mrs. Waldrip was preceded in death by Floyd, her husband of 43 years.

A service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, in Young Baptist Church, Young, Ariz.

Donations can be made to Hospice of Arizona, 2222 W. Northern Avenue, Suite A100, Phoenix, AZ 85021.

Arrangements are being handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.

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