Annie Evelyn Willis Turner passed on to her eternal rest Aug. 30, 2013. She was born in Wrightsville, Ga., on Dec. 4, 1913, to Eldrige S. Price and Annie Morgan (Outlaw) Price.
Evelyn came to Texas at the age of 10, and traveled extensively across the United States, settling in Dallas, where she attended Hockaday Girl’s School and then Carols College, which is now San Marcos Baptist Academy.
Evelyn married Lee Willis in 1933 and had five children. After his death, she married Kenneth Turner in 1986. After his death, she moved to Austin and, eventually, Burnet. She called Country Oaks home for almost six years.
She was preceded in death by her oldest son, Lee A. Willis.
She is survived by daughters, Sharon Witcher Coleman and husband Lee and Jane Bush and husband Joe; sons Jerry and Jack Willis; special daughter-in-law, Pauline Willis; and special niece, Faye Elliott. She was dearly loved by five grandsons, Marty Bollier, Mark, Shane and Monte Witcher and Jack Alford; and also by four granddaughters, Arlene and Kaye Willis, Pam Bollier and April Miller. Thirteen great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren also survive.
Evelyn was the oldest of seven children. She is survived by brothers Al Price of Oklahoma and Claude McGahee of Georgia, and sister Jeamsie Price of New Mexico.
A service is 10:30 a.m. Sept. 3 at Edgar Funeral Home, 109 N. Main St. in Burnet, (512) 756-4444. An interment is 2:30 p.m. in Lohn.
Pallbearers are grandsons Marty Bollier, Mark, Shane and Monte Witcher, Jack Alford and Jon Hartman.