Evelyn M. Artcher Brown, age 87 of Aledo, Illinois died Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at the Genesis Medical Center in Aledo. Services are 2:00 PM Monday January 19, 2015 at Fippinger Funeral Home In Aledo. Burial is in the Aledo Cemetery. Visitation is from 2 - 5 PM Sunday at Fippingers where the Mercer County VFW Post 1571 Auxiliary will have a service at 5:00 PM. Memorials may be left to the Aledo United Methodist Church, Mercer County VFW Post 1571 or the Aledo Park District.
She was born July 28, 1927 in Eliza Twsp, Mercer County, Il to Junis and Nola Hampton Leibig. Evelyn graduated from the Joy, IL. High School . On December 27, 1946 she married Robert K. Artcher in Aledo. He died in 1985. She then married Stanley I. Brown May 26, 1990 in Aledo. He died in 2010.
Evelyn worked at the Illinois Power Company and the Pony Journal both in Aledo. She was then employed at the Mercer County Clerk and Recorders Office, retiring in 1992.
Her memberships include the Aledo United Methodist Church and the Mercer County VFW Post 1571 Auxiliary. She enjoyed gardening , watching spectator sports and attending her children's and grandchildren's events. She was an avid football, baseball and Chicago Cubs fan.
Survivors include two daughters, Linda (Jim) Hilligoss of Woodstock, GA, Terry (Dennis) Miller of Loudon, TN, two sons, Mark Artcher of Aledo, IL, Randy Artcher of Frisco, TX, 7 grandchildren, Todd and Nicole Hilligoss, Danielle, Kylie and Kilani Artcher, Austin and Hannah Artcher., 4 great grandchildren, Lyndsey and Nathan Hilligoss , Jackson and Lila Wolf, 2 sisters, Lucille Marquis of Aledo, IL., and Lila Tracy of St. George, Utah.
Her parents, husbands, 3 sisters Ruth, Mildred, and Vera and 1 brother Martin preceded her in death.
Sunday, January 18th, 2015, 2:00pm - 5:00pm, Fippinger Funeral Home
Monday, January 19th, 2015, 2:00pm, Fippinger Funeral Home