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Martha Evans

November 20, 1923 — July 4, 2009

Martha Evans

Martha Jane Sanders Evans, 85, of Cambridge, MD, died at home on Independence Day, July 4, 2009.

Born on November 20, 1923 in Madison, MD, she was the daughter of the late Ira Dail Sanders and Louise Bromwell Sanders.

Mrs. Evans was educated in Dorchester county schools and was a graduate of Cambridge High School, Class of 1941.

On April 18, 1953 she married Leslie W. Evans. He died on September 16, 1983.

Mrs. Evans was a devoted member of Joppa United Methodist Church, Madison, MD.

Mrs. Evans worked for the Selective Service Commission during World War II for three years. Her entire working career was as a legal secretary having been employed mostly by Harrington and Merryweather Law Firm for several years.

Mrs. Evans enjoyed traveling on extensive bus trips. She had visited Canada, New England, The Gulf Coast and various places of interest within the Southern United States.

Her greatest enjoyment was being with her son, sisters and her sisters’ families. She also greatly treasured her times spent with friends.

Surviving is her son James Stephen Evans of Cambridge, MD; brother-in-law Edward James White, Sr. of Cambridge, MD; four nephews G. Edwin Howard, Jr. and his wife Irene, Keith S. Howard and his wife Karla, Robert C. Howard, all of the Neck District, Cambridge, MD, Edward James White, Jr. of Cambridge, MD; a niece Frances Ann Collins and her husband Tom of Cambridge, MD; several great-nieces; great-nephews and cousins.

Preceding her in death and sorely missed besides her parents and husband were her five sisters Addie White, Irene North and her husband Perry, Caroline Howard and her husband G. Edwin Howard, Sr., Mary Sanders, Mabel Sanders; and niece-in-law Laura B. Howard.

Family will receive friends Wednesday, July 8th from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Curran-Bromwell Funeral Home, P.A. Gravesides services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 9th at Cambridge Cemetery. Officiating at the service will be The Rev. Robert Kirkley.

Expressions of sympathy may be made by sending flowers or making memorial offerings to Joppa United Methodist Church, c/o Margaret Trego, 4610 White Marsh Rd., Madison, MD 21648.

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Wednesday July 8, 2009 , 5:30 - 8:00 P.M at Curran-Bromwell Funeral Home

Graveside Service

Thursday July 9, 2009 , 11:00 A.M. at Cambridge Cemetery

1-888-579-7953 Code: 75133P

Facts Born: November 20, 1923
Place of Birth: Madison, Maryland
Death: July 4, 2009
Place of Death: Cambridge, Maryland

Memorial Donations Memorial donations can be made to:
Joppa United Methodist Church, c/o Margaret Trego, 4610 White Marsh Rd., Madison, MD 21648
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