Evelyn Maltsberger

A graveside service for Evelyn Maltsberger, 88, of Decatur, Texas will be 10:00 am Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the pavilion in Oaklawn Cemetery in Decatur, officiated by Dr. Van Gardner. Visitation is Monday, April 22 at Jones Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport, Texas from 6-8 pm. Evelyn passed away Friday, April 19 in Decatur.

 

Evelyn was born April 4, 1931 in Mount Pleasant, Texas to Alba and Mary Ola (White) Mitchell. She was married to Dixie Lee Maltsberger of Decatur.

 

She worked for El Fenix restaurants in Dallas, Texas before moving to Decatur in retirement in the early 1990s.

 

She was an avid reader and also enjoyed tending to her many flowers. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Decatur.

 

Evelyn leaves behind daughter Carol Koerner and husband Mark of Decatur; stepson Dean Maltsberger and wife Trace of Odessa, Texas; step-daughters Lauri Akins and husband David of Elkhart, Texas, and Alana Schooling of Decatur; sisters Faye Jackson of La Grange, Texas, and Ruth Moore of San Angelo, Texas; grandchildren Damon Talavera of Carrollton, Texas, Brooke Akins of Decatur, Bonnie DeSpain of Waskom, Texas, Heather Graham of Odessa, Holly Shrauner of Andrews, Texas, Allen Maltsberger of Columbia, Missouri, and Rosa Maltsberger of Chandler, Arizona; eleven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews.

 

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, one brother and two sisters.