Evadell Verrett Roe Jones, 87, a resident of Morgan City, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019 at her home.
Evadell was born August 26, 1931, in Morgan City, the daughter of Howard Verrett Sr. and Onelia Stephens Verrett.
Evadell was born on a camp boat near Stephensville. She was a very giving person; Evadell would give to anyone in need, she found satisfaction in helping others, even if it meant sacrificing things of her own. She was the Matriarch and the glue of the family; Evadell loved spending time with her grandchildren, and she was always one phone call away if they needed her.
Evadell will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by one daughter, Jeannie Burns Steely and husband Tom Sr. of Franklin; four sons, Edward Roe Sr. and wife Pamela of Patterson, Michael Roe and wife Priscilla “Sissy” of LaMarque, TX., John Roe Jr. and wife Lolly of Ocean Springs, MS., and Ernest “Ernie” Roe of Morgan City; one sister, Annabelle Bunch and husband Lee of Apple Valley, CA.; one brother, Howard Verrett Jr. and wife Diana of Stephensville; 12 grandchildren, Robert “Robbie” Bowers, Linda Teeter, Edward “Ed” Roe II., Brandon Rhodes, Jerry Tullos, Peggy Utchtman, Angela Hughes, Bennie Tullos, John “J-Boy” Roe III, Stephen Roe, Corey Roe, Tracey Rankin; 23 great-grandchildren, Dylan Teeter, Nikki Teeter, Ruby Teeter, Emma Teeter, Austin Teeter, Victoria Rhodes, Maximillian “Max” Rhodes, Tyler Roe, Eric Davis, Christopher Davis, Shane Davis, Colten Tullos, Emerald Tullos, Brian Roe, James Roe, Brittany Wheeler, Heather Eckhardt, Susanna Tullos, Autumn Tullos, Celeste Bowers, Reagan Bowers, Madison Giroir, Justin Roe ; 23 great-great grandchildren, Joseha Davis, Bryan Davis, Joseph Davis, Blake Davis, Gracie Davis, Denver Phillips, Adeleigh Perry, Karson Davis, Karmin Davis, Matthew Tullos, Caylynn Hopkins, Jaxon Roe, Tristen Roe, Gabby Tullos, Alexsander Wheeler, Brooklynn Shipp, Mary Roe, Sean Roe, Drake Roe, Trent Roe, Brooke Rankin, Gracie Roe, Ainsley Bowers; two great-great-great grandchildren, Conner and Colston Rankin.
Evadell was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Onelia Verrett; first husband, John Roe; second husband, Edwin Jones; brother, Egbert Verrett great-great grandson, Jordan Wheeler.
Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, June 21, 2019 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Toto officiating. Visitation will be held Friday, June 21, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until the time of Mass with a rosary being recited at 10:00 a.m.