ARLINGTON — Evelyn Dolores Self, 85, passed away Friday, May 10, 2013.
Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Friday, May 17, in Brown, Owens & Brumley Funeral Directors’ Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel. Interment: Evelyn will be laid to rest in Central Cemetery in Weatherford. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Evelyn was born Jan. 14, 1928, in Caddo to the late William and Clarsia Fulks. She grew up in Fort Worth, where she attended Travis Avenue Baptist Church and was baptized Aug. 1, 1936.
In 1945 she graduated from Technical High School in Fort Worth where she was certified as a student of commercial art. She worked as a waitress for many years in the Fort Worth and Arlington area. Evelyn retired in 1994 from the Arlington Independent School District where she worked in food services.
Evelyn loved to dance and was active with The Lively Swingers, a senior dance group that performed across Texas. She also enjoyed playing bingo, cards and the many activities at the Senior Recreation Center.
“Nanny,” as she was lovingly known, will truly be missed by her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Gorden Self; son, Randall Brown; daughter, Jeannie and husband, Winston Wells; brother, Donald Fulks; sister, Frances Geer; baby sister, Dorothy Fulks; granddaughter, Katrina Brown; and grandson, Joshua Valenzuela.
Survivors: Son, Rodney Brown and wife, Glenda; daughter, Patricia Harden and husband, Greg; sister, Mildred Parker; grandchildren, Amanda, Carter, Sarah, Lyndsey, Aubrey and Michael; great-grandchildren, Jerret, Zoe, Christopher, Jacob, Noah, Mailey, Brenna, Landen, Blade, Michael and Marley; and several nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.
Brown, Owens & Brumley Family Funeral Home & Crematory
425 S. Henderson, 817-335-4557