Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
January 8, 2014 11:03 am EST


FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Evelyn N. Shanabrook, 88, of Franklin, Tenn., formerly of Fredericktown, passed away Saturday afternoon, Jan. 4, 2014, at the Williamson Medical Center in Franklin. She was born March 18, 1925, in Zanesville, daughter of the late John R. and Bessie L. (Cheuvront) Welch.

Evelyn was a retired school secretary for the Old Trail School and she was a Methodist by faith.

Evelyn is survived by her daughter, Diane L. McFarren of Franklin, Tenn.; grandchildren, Michael, Gregory and Jennifer; and great-grandchildren, Andrew, Michaela, Jackie, Jordan and Karissa.

In addition to her parents, Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Shanabrook; and a sister, Margaret Royer.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the time of a funeral service at 1 p.m. on Saturday, at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon. Burial will follow in the Forest Cemetery in Fredericktown.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

Private condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Evelyn N. Shanabrook.

Copyright The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.