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Victoria M Evans
January 8, 1943 - December 2, 2012

EVANS, VICTORIA M. — Funeral services will be on held at 2:00 P.M., on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at Christ’s Church for Victoria M. Evans, age 69, who passed away on December 2, 2012. Interment will follow at South Park Cemetery. Pastor Lonnie Owens of Christ’s Church will officiate. Visitation will be held starting at 1:00 P.M., on Tuesday, December 4, 2012.

Victoria was born January 8, 1943 in Washington D.C. to Lee Amos Miller, Jr. and Olivia Peek Miller. They have both preceded her in death.

She graduated first in her class in both her high school and college class. On July 24, 1965, she married Richard “Dick” Evans in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. He survives her at the home in Ft. Sumner.

Vicki was a dental hygienist for Dental Clinic in Fort Sumner, New Mexico and a member of First United Methodist Church in Fort Sumner.

She joined many civic, religious and charitable groups, always rising to leadership positions. Vickie was past President of the Powerhorn Cowbells in New Mexico. Having survived breast cancer, she has been active in the American Cancer Society’s “Relay For Life” functions, speaking before as many as 5,000 in Maryland rallies. She organized a new rally in Fort Sumner, New Mexico, which after 3 years grew to win recognition as the highest per capita grossing rally in the Southwest. She followed in her father’s footsteps and was an avid gardener.

Vicki is also survived by two sons: Duane Evans of Tallahassee, Florida, and J. Douglas Evans of Nashville, Tennessee; two daughters: Miriam Evans of Moorefield, West Virginia and Ruth Hultgren of Richmond, Virginia; one brother: Lee Amos Miller III of Stillwater, Minnesota; two sisters: Marsha Smith of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and Susan Wagner of Waldorf, Maryland; also fifteen grandchildren.