Evelyn C. Woodfork Pearson, 75 of Brazil, formerly of Cory, passed away September 20, 2017 at Springhill Village following a short battle with cancer. She was born May 2, 1942 in Vincennes, IN, the daughter of William Holloway and Mary Purdue Holloway. She graduated from Vincennes Lincoln High School.
In the 1970’s she and her family moved to the Cory area. She was an active participate of the Cory Nazarene Church. She was always one to go pick up friends of her daughters and bring them to church. She was strong in her Christian Faith and was vocal about her belief. She also attended Union Christian Church.
Evelyn was always a homemaker and enjoyed gardening and canning. She worked in her flowers and each spring would delight in finding mushrooms. Evelyn was very creative and made many fiber arts projects. She could knit, crochet and macramé and took joy in creating.
She is preceded in death by her father, William Holloway and mother Mary Holloway Pollock; two brothers John Holloway and Harold Leroy Holloway; one infant sister Paula Kay; a half-sister Cheryl Haven; and her friend and sister in law, Katie Holloway.
Survivors include her daughters, Christiane Walker (Jesse), Kelly Maurer (Steven) all of Brazil, Nicole Jeffers (Alan) of Cory, Evalee Hauer (Paul) of Terre Haute; grandchildren, Courtney Broady (Tyler), Kellsy Terrell (A.J.), Griffin Maurer (Rachel), Jordan Maurer (Kylee), Asieavae Jeffers, Avalee Jeffers, Baylee Hauer, Saydee Hauer, Brady Hauer; great-grandchildren, Hayden Broady, Hadley Broady, Ren Terrell; former husband and dear friend, Jerry Woodfork of Clay City; two sisters, Shirley Johnson, and Mary Kay Moore; two brothers, Ed Holloway (Elsie) and Jess Pollock (Janann) brother in law, Mike Haven and sister in laws Cindy Holloway and Jeanne Holloway; her special nieces, nephews and other extended family.
Services will be held Saturday at 1:00pm at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home in Clay City with Pastor Bob Roush officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary-VanCleve Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 11-1.