Evelyn L. Morehead, 97


Evelyn L. Morehead, 97, passed away Friday, Oct. 14, at the Simpson Memorial Home in West Liberty.

A graveside memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21, at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in West Liberty.

The Henderson-Barker Funeral Home in West Liberty in caring for Evelyn’s family. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.hendersonbarkerfuneralhome.com.

Memorials may be made to West Liberty United Methodist Church, West Liberty American Legion Auxiliary or West Liberty and Rural Township Fire and EMS Association.

Evelyn Lucille Andersen was born May 28, 1925 in Beatrice, Nebraska. She was the daughter of Andrew C. and Lillian (Burbank) Andersen.

She was a graduate of Filley, Nebraska High School in 1942.

On May 13, 1948, she was united in marriage to Merle Morehead in Brock, Nebraska.

The family moved to West Liberty in July 1961.

She was employed with the West Liberty State Bank for 25 years retiring in 1986.

Evelyn was a member of the West Liberty United Methodist Church and the American Legion Auxiliary #509.

Survivors include her daughter Mary Hildebrand, of West Liberty; two grandsons Michael (Jennifer) Hildebrand of Brooklyn, Iowa, and Mark (Jana) Hildebrand of Winter Garden, Florida, and seven great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, step father, her husband Merle in April 2022 and son in law Neil Hildebrand.