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Sarah Ellen Evans

Sarah Ellen Evans, 67, of Xenia died Monday, July 14, 2008 in Hospice of Dayton.

She was born in South Solon, Ohio on December 13, 1940, the daughter of Robert L. and G. Irene (Smith) Banion.

Sarah was a member of Liberty Church. She had been a waitress all her life most recently working for Twist Manufacturing.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Gary Evans; daughter Deborah Evans; and brother Edward Dean Banion. Her survivors include two daughters and sons in law Teresa and Melvin Sergent of Xenia and Theresa and Mike Showerman of Candor, NY; two sisters Judy and Bill Landis of London and Carol Sheerin of Washington Court House; three brothers Bill Banion of Pitchin, Larry and Winnie Banion and Mike and Kay Banion both of South Charleston; eight grandchildren Justin, Deborah, Amanda, Ethan, Amatha, Sarah, Kenny, and Anthony; one great-grandson Troy; special friend and companion Ronnie Dowell of Xenia; several nieces and nephews.

Friends and family may call Thursday from 4-8 PM in the RICHARDS, RAFF & DUNBAR MEMORIAL HOME. A celebration of Sarah's life will be Friday at 10:30 AM in the memorial home with Jean Martin officiating. Burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery, Jeffersonville.

Memorial contributions are requested to Hospice of Dayton 324 Wilmington Ave Dayton, Ohio 45420.

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