Eva Evelyn Cavness, 89, of Burton, Mich., died Sunday, August 20, 2006, at Genesys Hospice Care at Goodrich, Mich.
Born January 21, 1917, at Gideon, Mo., a daughter of the late John Samson and Clara Elder Redding, she was affiliated with the Bethel Assembly of God Church at Gideon.
In 1937 she married Leonard Cavness who survives.
Other survivors include two daughters, Wanda Ferris and husband, Ron, of Clio, Mich. and Shirley Long and husband, Richard, of Burton, Mich.; two sons, Kenneth Cavness of Burton and Berley Cavness and wife, Migdalia, of Clio; two sisters, Bessie Ryan of Burton and Mary Poe of Dexter, Mo.; eight grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by three children, Leonard Samson "Sonny Boy" Cavness, Clara Evelyn Cavness, and Bill Cavness; one brother, Dummie Redding and one sister, Isabell Polsgrove.
Visitation will be 10 a.m. Saturday, August 26, until time of services at Bradshaw Funeral Home at Malden.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Stanfield Cemetery near Clarkton, Mo.