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Ophelia (Baba) Evans Richardson

September 17, 1957 ~ March 13, 2019 (age 61)


Ophelia (Baba) Evans Richardson, 61 of 1038 Turkey Creek Rd, Ware Shoals, SC, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at AnMed Health in Anderson, SC.

Ophelia was born in Laurens county and was the daughter of Edward Evans Sr. and Katie Jordan Evans. 

Ophelia worked for Delta Woodside in textile as a mechanic fixer.

Ophelia was an active member of Christian Hope Baptist Church in Ware Shoals, SC where she served as a missionary. She was also a member of the Women’s Club of Abbeville, SC and a Past Matron of Honor for the Order of Eastern Stars Dunn Creek Chapter#194.

Ophelia leaves to cherish her fond memories, two daughters, Whitney Richardson Jackson (Keith), Donalds, SC and Otelia “Tuggie” Evans, Greenwood, SC; four brothers, Apostle Sherwood Evans (Dr. Martha Evans), Greenville,SC, Edward Evans Jr. (Euphemia) Honea Path, SC, Carroll Wayne Evans, Waterloo, SC, Kavin “Butch” Evans, Ware Shoals, SC; four grandchildren; two devoted nieces, Tracy Sampson (Darnell), Belton, SC, Val Evans, Aiken, SC and Cashmere Evans; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Ophelia was preceeded in death by her parents, three brothers; Jimmy “Jolly” Evans, Isaac “Duck” Evans, Alfonzo “Buddy” Evans and one sister; Shirley Evans Jones.



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March 16, 2019

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Robinson-Walker Funeral Service (Wilbur Robinson Memorial Chapel)
92 West Main Street Extension
Ware Shoals, SC 29692

Funeral Service
March 17, 2019

3:00 PM
Christian Hope Baptist Church
13284 Indian Mound Rd
Ware Shoals, SC, SC 29692

March 17, 2019

5:00 PM
Christian Hope Baptist Church Cemetery
13284 Indian Mound Rd
Ware Shoals, SC, SC 29692

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