Evelyn Abel-McCormick, 79, of Alton, went to be with the lord on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, surrounded by family.
She was loved by many. Evelyn was the doll lady for the Community Hope Center for more than 15 years. She thought of others while crocheting blankets and flats for newborns at area hospitals, while fighting cancer herself.
She is survived by Vicki (Rudy) Reeves, Evelyn (Dennis) Tosh, and Danny Abel; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
She joins her parents, brothers and two of her sons, Timothy McCormick and Roger Abel in heaven. She will be greatly missed.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at Anchor Of Hope Fellowship Center, 503 Milton Road, Alton, with Pastor Tammi Burk officiating.
Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton has assisted the family with arrangements.
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com.