BECKY DEIG EVANS: An Excellent Life Too Short


Becky Lynn Deig Evans, O.D., age 29, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2012 at her home.

Becky worked as a Doctor of Optometry; was a member of St. Philip Catholic Church and a 2001 graduate of Mt. Vernon High School, 2005 graduate of Indiana University and a 2009 graduate of the Indiana University School of Optometry. She was a member of the Academic Fraternity Beta Sigma Kappa while at Indiana University. Becky was an avid Indianapolis Colts fan, loved the Beatles and enjoyed playing softball. She loved her dog, Boomer, whom she had since her time in college. She was also a member of the Indiana Optometric Association.

Surviving Becky are her husband, Elliot Evans; her parents, Bob and Bambi (Schemel) Deig of Mt. Vernon; sister, Brittney (Brandon) Givens of Mt. Vernon; brother, Brandon (Amber) Deig of Evansville; grandparents, Nellie Deig, Wilma Walden (Gorman) Brothers, Edward Schemel and David and Pam Armitage; her great grandmother, Jacqueline Sherrill; nieces and nephews, Keirra Lynn Deig, Adonis, Keaton and Gavin Givens. Also surviving are Becky’s father-in-law and mother-in-law, Don and Sue Evans; sister-in-law, Amy Evans; brothers-in-law, Dirk and Bryce Evans; many other loving nieces and nephews from the Evans family and many friends.

Becky was preceded in death by her grandfather, Marcellus “Sally” Deig, grandmother, Shirley Schemel; uncle, Patrick Schemel and a brother-in-law, Craig Evans.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, June 14, 2012 at St. Philip Catholic Church, Rev. Tom Kessler officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Friends may visit with the family from 2:00 until 8:00 P.M. on Wednesday at Pierre Funeral Home, 2601 W. Franklin Street and from 9:00 A.M. until service time on Thursday at St. Philip Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Becky Deig Evans Optometry Scholarship Fund, c/o Posey County Community Foundation, 402 Main Street, Mt. Vernon, IN 47620.

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