Mrs. Doris Evelyn Andrews
Dor is Evelyn (Mitcham) Andrews, 94, died Jan. 31, 2018, surrounded by her family. Battling a multitude of illnesses for the past few years, her health remained weak but her faith held strong. “I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.” 2 Timothy 4:7. A graveside service and burial took place in Rockdale on Friday, Feb. 2, at Oak Lawn Cemetery. Visitation preceded the service on Friday at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale. Doris was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She was the epitome of grace and always put the needs of her family before herself. She was a stay-at-home mom for many years and later managed a fabric store in Angleton. She was an artful seamstress making all of her own clothing as well as clothing for her children and grandchildren. A devout Christian, she was a member of First United Methodist Church in Angleton for the past 40 years. She loved the church and the music. Her favorite hymn was “In the Garden.” Preceding her in death were her parents, Blanche and Vivion Mitcham; a brother, Odell Mitcham; a son, Alan Andrews; and a grandson, Jaime Andrews. Survivors are her husband of 77 years, James Andrews; her daughters, Genelle Hurta and husband Mike of Angleton, Renae Simons and husband Bill of Friendswood; nine grandchildren, Randy Peltier of Danbury, Braden Peltier of Houston, Skylar Simons of Friendswood, Billy Simons of Damon, Ava Ladner, Shena Hagaman, Tara Andrews, Kevin Andrews and Kim Meneke; and two brothers, Vivion Mitcham of Gladewater and Jake Mitcham of Waco; also, 19 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Honorary pallbearers were Jackie Mitcham, Randy Peltier, Braden Peltier, Billy Simmons, Bill Simons and Mike Hurta. The family would like to thank the caregivers, Claudia Rios, Josephine Mendoza, Linda Magdaleno, Dr. Antony Thomas and Staff, Angleton Visiting Nurses, and IPH Hospice Care Inc. Memorial donations may be made to First United Methodist Church of Angleton.