Evelyn Correll, 85

Evelyn Jane Correll, 85, of rural Lagro, died at 10:03 p.m., Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash. 

She was born Feb. 20, 1933, in Indianapolis, to John Jacob Girvin and Evelyn Marie (Hale) McDaniel.

Evelyn married William Franklin Correll, Sr., in Lawrenceburg, on Oct. 24, 1953; he died Oct.13, 2010.  She was a homemaker and enjoyed gardening, gambling, going to casinos, and country music. She was very proud to be the oldest of 12 children.

She is survived by two daughters, Maria J. (Ron King) Shepherd, and Elaine (Jeff) Martin both of rural Lagro, nine brothers and sisters: Jack (Mary) Girvin of Redding, Calif., Patricia (Bob) Wall of Owensboro, Ky., Fred (Lori) Girvin of St. Petersburg, Fla., Tim (Mary) Girvin of Prescott Valley, Ariz., Bill (Rachel) Girvin of Oregon, Ida Girvin of Rocklin, Calif., Helen (Don) Traylor of Hartford City, Lana Girvin of Batavia, Ohio, and Daniel McDaniel of Cincinnati, Ohio; 11 grandchildren, Janie, Gregory, Abby, Dana, Jared, Matthew, Vanessa, Tara, Elizabeth, Bobby, and Micky; and 10 great-grandchildren. 

She was also preceded in death her parents, son, William Franklin Correll, Jr., brother, Robert Girvin, and sister, Katy Sue McMurray.

Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m., Monday, April 30, 2018, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash. 

Entombment will be in Chapel of Remembrance Mausoleum, Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call Monday, 1-2:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Wabash County Cancer Society.

The memorial guest book for Evelyn may be signed at


Posted on 2018 Apr 26