Evelyn B. Otten

Evelyn B. Otten

Evelyn B. Otten, 86, of Anna, died Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. 

She was born on Feb. 25, 1934, in Jonesboro, the daughter of Ralph and Naomi DuRall Boyd. 

She married Silas Otten on Aug. 30, 1952, in Jonesboro. He preceded her in death on July 9, 2005.

Mrs. Otten is survived by her children, Marcia Abell of Anna, Mike (Tina) Otten of Anna and Terri (Craig) Partridge of Anna; grandchildren Heath Cunningham, Neely Otten, Matthew Otten, Mark (Kacey) Chamness, Mike (Kristin) Chamness and Luke (Abby) Partridge; nine great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Silas Otten; a brother, Byrl Boyd; and a brother-in-law, Mark Chamness. 

She was an avid Cardinals fan and she enjoyed quilting and sewing. She always supported her children and grandchildren in sports. She worked as the bookkeeper for Anna School District No. 37 for many years.

Funeral services were at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro, with Bill Littrell officiating. Interment was in the Anna Cemetery. 

Memorials may be made to A-J Athletics or to the Alzheimer’s Association. 

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit www.rendlemanhilemanfh.com. 

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro was in charge of arrangements.

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