A devoted wife, loving mother and grandmother, passed away on Monday, June 2, 2014, at the age of 83. She was a resident of Prairieville and retired from Borden Inc. Evelyn served as the New River UMC pianist for the past 15 years. She is survived by her adoring husband of 62 happy years, Alton "Buddy" Cannon; two sons, Kim Cannon and wife, Karen, and Keith Cannon; brother, W.E. Bourgeois, Jr. and wife, Christine; five grandchildren, David, Jeremy, Brad, Tommy and Geoffrey; and two great-grandchildren, Kaleb and Kyndal. She was preceded in death by her parents, Wilbert E. Bourgeois, Sr. and Valerie Daigle Bourgeois; sister, Bernice Bourgeois; and a brother, Elmer Bourgeois. Graveside services will be held at Greenoaks Memorial Park Lakeside Mausoleum Chapel at 11 am on Thursday, June 5, 2014 with viewing at 10:30 am. Rev. Russ Clunan will officiate. To offer condolences to the family, please visit www.oursofh.com.
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from June 3 to June 4, 2014