Doris Genevieve Evans, 89, of Central Point, Ore. passed away Thursday, April 3, 2014. She was born June 22, 1924 in Los Angeles, Calif., to Dewey and Lorene Babcock.
The family moved to the Rogue Valley in the early 1930's where Doris graduated from Medford Senior High School.
She worked at the Medford Lab before marrying Leon Evans in 1947. They were married for 67 years. They purchased Eads Transfer and Furniture in Medford where they worked until retiring. The business is still family owned.
Doris was an active member of Zion Lutheran Church for 67 years. She was an avid gardener. She loved to swim and sew. She also loved to entertain her four grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Rosabelle and her husband, Leon, who passed away on May 1, 2013. She is survived by her daughter, Genevieve Christine Helfrich; grandson, Brett (Trina) Helfrich; and grandchildren Ashtyn, Avrey, Ryder and Savannah. She will also be missed by many nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at Siskiyou Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Zion Lutheran Church.