Evelyn May Wilson Foreman, 96, a Warren County resident and Indianapolis, Ind., native was born May 30, 1923 and passed away Oct. 23.
She was the daughter of the late William Orville “Johnny” and Martha Alice Brown Johnston.
Evelyn was born and raised in Indianapolis. She met her husband when she was 15 and he was 18. They married May 3, 1940 before he enlisted in the Army Air Corps and was stationed in Deopham Green in Norfolk England and Russia during World War II as a B17 Squadron Commander. They were each other’s life-long love. She was the valedictorian of Shortridge High School in 1940 and turned down a full scholarship to Butler University to marry. She remained a life-long student, worked in real estate and banking, and was a Cub Scout, Brownie Scout, and Girl Scout leader. She taught Sunday school for many years at Salem Lutheran Church in New Augusta, Ind. Hers was a life well lived, choices well made, and a race finished well.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband Lt. Col. Gilbert Leroy Foreman Sr. and son Gilbert Leroy “Terry” Foreman Jr.
Mrs. Foreman is survived by daughters Carol Alice Foreman of McMinnville, and Carolyn Jane Foreman (Lynn Loves) of Indianapolis, grandchildren Alice Kay (Jim) Dzurovcak of Indiana, Anastasia (Dean) Mitchell of Texas, Angela Dawn Foreman of Friendship, Ind., and Jeremiah (Kerry) Foreman, Monument, Colo., great-grandchildren Alexis Mitchell of Texas, Max Mitchell of Texas, Rachel (Sam) Moehle of Indianapolis, Michael Andrew Wright of Indiana and Jeffery David Wright of Indiana; great-great grandchildren Adilyn Sparrow, Anderson Sparrow, Kathryn Moehle, Sophia Moehle, Cole Foreman, and Maili Foreman; adopted by heart grandchild Sheila Lynn Richardson.
Visitation will be Friday, Oct. 25, from 3 to 6 p.m. at High’s. Funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, at Crown Hill Cemetery Chapel in Indianapolis. Burial will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery. Online condolences can be made at www.highfuneral.com.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Oct. 25, 2019