Evelyn Brister Baugher
Evelyn Brister Baugher, 85, formerly of Brookhaven, Miss., passed away peacefully in her sleep January 13, 2013, in St. Amant, La. She resided with both her daughters in St. Amant, La., and Maryville. The daughter of the late Sam M. and Lula Bell Glover Brister, she was born Oct. 8, 1927, in Brookhaven, Miss. She was a proofreader for the Morning Advocate of Baton Rouge and of the Church of Christ faith. She was a avid gardener, who loved flowers and fishing and spending time with her family, friends, her dog and cat. She is preceded in death by first husband, Clarence Earl Thornton; and husband, William Baugher; parents; and nine brothers and sisters. Survivors include two daughters, Sheryll Thompson and husband George of Maryville, and Ann Cheveallier of St. Amant, La.; one sister, Orie Scroggins; two grandchildren, Kieffer Bailey and Carrie Palmer and husband Paul; two great-grandchildren, Eddie Bailey and Laura Palmer; and two specials friends, Sharon Villar and a special thanks for Dr. Gene Thompson. Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, January 15, 2013, at Riverwood F.F.S. Chapel, Brookhaven, Miss. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 16, 2013, at the chapel. Burial will be at Riverwood Memorial Park. Brookhaven, Miss. To express your thoughts to the family, you may visit http://riverwoodfamily.com and click on her name to leave a comment.