- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)46
- Neelys Landing man shot, killed by highway patrol trooper after traffic stop (05/01/16)42
- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)8
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)40
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- 2016 All-Missourian Boys Basketball (04/29/16)
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)3
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
Evelyn E. Kimbel, 95, of Ceres, Calif., passed away Monday, Jan. 11, 2010, at Hal Le Aloha Nursing Home in Ceres.
She was born July 22, 1914, in Cape Girardeau, to Herman and Marie Allen. She and Lee Philburn Kimbel were married March 11, 1934, and made their home in Scott City. They had been married 23 years when Phil passed away May 28, 1957.
Evelyn briefly worked at the former Florsheim Shoe Co. in Cape Girardeau. She was a member of Wesleyan Church in Scott City, where she taught Sunday school, sang in the choir and cooked at summer youth camps.
She enjoyed reading her Bible, needlepoint, and especially enjoyed baby-sitting.
Loving survivors include a daughter, Mary (Bill) Baker of Modesto, Calif.; two sons, Billy (Joyce) Kimbel of Platt City, Mo., Tommy (JoEllen) Kimbel of Jackson; nine grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, and two brothers, Terry and Elwood Allen.
Her ashes will be buried at a graveside service this spring at Hobbs Chapel Cemetery in Cape Girardeau.
Announcement courtesy of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.