Evelyn Arlene Livesay


    Evelyn Arlene (Wilkinson) Livesay of Steelville, Missouri, was born Monday, November 30, 1942 to Norris and Glyde Wilkinson at Huzzah, Missouri and passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at the age of 76 years, 6 months and 5 days.


    Evelyn married Bobby Gene Livesay on April 2, 1970 at House Springs, Missouri and to this union she gained four children, Rick, Mike, Donna and Teresa.
    Bob and Evelyn loved traveling together, especially to NASCAR races, and they enjoyed over 30 years together before Bob’s passing in 2000. Evelyn worked at Brown Shoe company for many years and then owned and managed Payne’s Package Store alongside Bob for some time afterwards. She enjoyed quilting, NASCAR racing (especially the late Dale Earnhardt #3), cooking, catching up with friends at the beauty shop and spending her days with her dog, Tucker.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Norris and Glyde Wilkinson;  husband, Bobby Livesay; one brother; two sisters-in-law; and two brothers-in-law.
    She is survived by her children; grandchildren; great grandson; dear friends, Shirl and Dennis Sandstrom of Steelville, Missouri; brother, David (Fern) Wilkinson of Steelville, Missouri; sister, Linda Wilkinson White of Manchester, Missouri; sister-in-law, Charlotte Livesay of Cuba, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
    Her family has chosen to honor her wishes of cremation for her final disposition and will have a private burial at a later date.
    Arrangements under the Rolla Cremation and Memorial, Rolla, Missouri.