Published: November 13, 2012
Evelyn (Shuffield) McPhetridge, born April 26, 1922, of North Little Rock, passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2012 in her home. She was born in Donaldson, Arkansas.
She is preceded in death by two grandsons, Kerry Dale and Darin, three brothers Carl, Clyde and Clarence Shuffield. She is survived by her husband, Bobby J. McPhetridge two sons, Buddy Powers (Carolyn) of North Little Rock, and Rob McPhetridgee of Portersville, California; two daughters, Patricia Schlosser of Mountain Home and Donna Johnson of Oklahoma. She left behind to cherish all the great memories she left us, 12 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren; 18 great-great-grandchildren; and, one great-great-great-grandchild.
She loved being with her family, cooking for them, and loved being around people. For many years, Evelyn and her husband ran and owed restaurants in California, Oklahoma and Arkansas. She also had two very special neighbors, Homer and Linda, whom she was very fond of and loved. Her special friend Flo, whom she spent many mornings drinking coffee and having toast.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m., Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 at Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Funeral Home officiated by Rev. Tim Reed. The online obituary, guestbook, and memorial tribute are available at www.griffinleggettresthills.com.