Mrs. Evelyn Alice Newton Sasser of Andalusia passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2020, in the Andalusia Health facility. She was 93.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday at Keahey Funeral Home. Her grandson-in-law, Rev. Ernie Moreno will officiate and her granddaughter, Janet Moreno will deliver the eulogy. Special music will be by Vickie Ptomey. Interment will follow in Stone Lake Gardens. Serving as pallbearers will be Jerry Newton, Dwight Kelley, Phillip Grantham, Joe Ptomey, Greg Taylor, and Beau Smith.
Honorary pallbearers will be J.T. Moreno, Noah Douglas, Don Worley, and James Windsor.
Left to cherish her memory, son and daughter-in-law, Jason & Peggy Sasser of Andalusia; brother, Velt Newton (Glenda) of Andalusia sister, Mildred Bass of Andalusia; grandchildren, Janet Moreno (Ernie) of Andalusia; Michelle Foley of Opp; great-grandchildren, Morgan Douglas and J.T. Moreno; great-great-grandchild, Noah Douglas.
Mrs. Sasser had been a homemaker most of her life and had worshipped at New Life Church. After Mr. and Mrs. Sasser's health declined, they became residents of the Florala Nursing Facility; her loving husband of 66 years, J.C. Sasser passed away in 2014; afterward, Evelyn transferred to the Andalusia Manor to be closer to her family. She enjoyed playing Bingo and cards and one year was voted "2017 Ms. Andalusia Manor'. She loved her family and friends and will be greatly missed.
In accordance, with the COVID precautions, it is encouraged to wear a mask to the service. The funeral service will be Live-Streamed by Keahey Funeral Home.
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