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Evelyn Anne Idlett


Evelyn Anne Idlett died February 8, 2023, in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma at the age of 61 years 6 months 16 days. Memorial Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, February 18, 2023, at Wadley’s Funeral Chapel, entrusted to the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service. Online condolences may be made, and service livestreamed at www.wadleysfuneralservice.com.

Evelyn was born July 23, 1961, in Purcell, Oklahoma to Benjoe and Velma (Bonaham) Meigs. She was raised and attended school in Purcell.

On July 29, 1981, she married Loyd Dean Idlett in Norman, Oklahoma.  They made their home in Pauls Valley for the last eight years. Evelyn worked a few jobs over the years mostly in retail sales. She was a loving and dedicated daughter, wife, mother and grandma.

Evelyn enjoyed being a homemaker, going thrifting, Native American crafting, and was very proud of her Choctaw Indian heritage. She enjoyed nothing more than spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, and cherished every moment she got to spend with them.

Evelyn was preceded in death by her father, Benjoe Frank Meigs; her brother, Frank Meigs, Jr.; her mother- and father-in-law, E.C Billy and Frona Idlett; her brothers-in-law, Don Idlett, Allen Idlett and Dennis Idlett; and her sister-in-law, Yuvonne Easter.

Survivors include her mother, Velma Meigs of Harrah; her husband, Loyd Dean Idlett of Pauls Valley; her son, Justin Dean Idlett and wife, Kimberly, of Purcell; her grandchildren, Lilea Idlett, Ashlynn Idlett and Kenna Idlett; her sisters, Alice Gregory and husband, Gene, of Harrah and Caroline Woody of Purcell; her aunt, Merle Rains of Noble; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.