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Evelyn M. Hanover, age 84

Evelyn M. Hanover, age 84, of Sherwood, Arkansas went to be with the Lord on October 18, 2022. She was born in Flint, Michigan on February 10, 1938 to Wilford Maglothin and Milded Swayze.

Evelyn is preceded in death by her parents Wilford Maglothin and Mildred Gooch; sister Edna Mae Willis; sister Sarah Landry; and partner Ross Ison.

Evelyn loved the Lord. She was a member of The Connection Church in Gravel Ridge, and she loved her church family. She was apart of the Activities Sewing Group at her church and the Women’s Mission. She also liked to help with yard maintenance at The Connection. Evelyn loved to garden, crochet, sew for church, and keeping up with her kids. She loved her work friends, her church, and especially her family.

Evelyn leaves behind her daughter Denise Griffin of Helena, Alabama; daughter Carolyn White (Phil) of Russellville, Arkansas; daughter Lois Chappell of Helena, Alabama; son Tim Carnahan (Brenda) of Russellville, Arkansas; son Brain Carnahan (Jess) of Clarksville, Tennessee; son David Carnahan of Jacksonville, Arkansas; grandchildren Trey (Lauren), Michelle, Jeremy (Katie Roe), Jon, Sean (Chelsea), Shelly, Taylor, Jason, Taryn, Ethan, and honorary grandchild Haley; great-grandchildren Paige, Parker, Logan, Jack, Norah, Adam, Asher, Mattie, McKenzie, and honorary great-grandchild Boston; siblings M.L. “Sonny” Maglothin, Neomi “Homer” Bailey (Jim), and Edmond Gooch (Tina); and special friends Eddie Ison, Christy Dillon and Bill and Missy Kingsley

A family-hosted celebration of life will be held on Friday, October 21, 2022 at 1:30pm at The Connections Church in Sherwood, Arkansas with Pastor Tim Reed officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can by made to The Connections Church in Gravel Ridge.

Arrangements by A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400. Online guestbook available at

1 Comment

  • Brian Carnahan Posted October 20, 2022 8:42 PM

    She will be dearly missed

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