Evelyn Laverne Kimbrell


Evelyn Laverne Kimbrell, 83, Tyler, passed away on March 2, 2018 in Tyler at Hospice Place.

She was born August 29, 1934 in Rusk County, south of Henderson, to the late Denner D. and Myrtle E. Owens. She was a homemaker and had lived in Tyler for two years, moving from Chapel Hill.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leroy Kimbrell in September, 1996. Also she was the last surviving sibling of seven children.

Survivors include her three children, Linda Kenshalo and husband Larry, Karen Rosar and husband Joe, and Randy Kimbrell and wife Mary; four grandchildren, Paula Leonard, Sandra Sachse, Wendy Elliott and Sarah Harris; five great-grandchildren, QuintanCarr, Ashlyn Funderburk, Haden Hammers, Adam Elliott and Track Harris; dear friend, Demetrius Johnson; nephew, Larry Kimbrell and wife Connie, and numerous other nieces, nephews; sister-in-law, JoeAnn Kimbrell Knight of Kilgore, and best friend Gene Carpenter and his family of Mixon.