Evelyn Cheek


Funeral services for Evelyn Lucille Cheek, 89 of Willow Park, Texas, formerly of Frederick, were scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, April 2, 2022, at the Orr Gish Chapel with Rev. Les Banks officiating.

Mrs. Cheek passed away on Wednesday morning, March 30, 2022, at Medical City Hospital in Weatherford, Texas.  Burial will be in the Frederick Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Orr Gray Gish Funeral Home.

Evelyn Lucille Harris Cheek was born Aug. 2, 1932, in Manitou to Morgan F. and Goldie L. (McGuire) Harris.  She attended school in Manitou and graduated Manitou High School with the Class of 1950.  She was united in marriage to Donald Ray Cheek on Oct. 19, 1962, near Loveland.  He preceded her in death on Aug. 20, 1995.  Evelyn loved playing bingo, country music, and dogs (particularly Boston Terriers).  Evelyn worked at Centra Leather Goods, Brantley Helicopter, and Frederick Public Schools in the cafeteria.  Evelyn was a member of the Order of Eastern Star and DAV Auxiliary.  She was a member of the First Missionary Baptist Church.

She is survived by one daughter, Linda Jane Mathis and her husband Jeff Mathis, Aledo Texas and one granddaughter, Skyler Mathis, Weatherford, Texas.

Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, as well as two brothers:  J. E. Harris and Gordon Harris; and one sister: Marguerite Burba.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Tunnel to Towers Foundation, 2361 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10306 (website: www.t2t.org) in loving memory of Evelyn Cheek.

On online guest book and sympathy cards are available at www.OrrGrayGishfuneralhome.com.