Evelyn Louise Entrekin, 85, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at 7:30 a.m. at Court House Manor where she had been residing since January.

Evelyn was born July 8, 1932, in Bloomingburg, Ohio to Harold Leroy and Mary Kathryn Jackson Gault.  She was a 1950 graduate of Bloomingburg High School and lived most of her life in New Holland and Washington Court House.

For several years she was an aide at the Carnegie Public Library in Washington Court House.

Evelyn was a member of the First Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by a brother, John Gault and a sister, Joan Amsbary.

Evelyn is survived by her husband, Robert Lee Entrekin whom she married December 16, 1950; by three children and their spouses, Thomas and Mary Entrekin of Washington Court House, Robert and Paula Entrekin of Coshocton, OH and Kathryn and Thomas Jette of London, OH; eight grandchildren, Joseph, Andrew, Jeremy, Adam and Krista Entrekin, James (Leigh) Jette, Heather (Luke) Keplinger and Jason (Gina) Jette and fifteen great grandchildren.

The funeral be Saturday, May 26, 2018, at 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church with the Rev. Joe Current, pastor at the church, and Eddie Gault, associate pastor, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Washington Cemetery.

Friends may call at the church one hour prior to the service on Saturday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church, 301 E. East Street, Washington Court House, Ohio 43160.

Evelyn’s family extends special thanks to the staff and caregivers at Court House Manor and Heartland Hospice for the special care and attention that was given to her.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.



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  • Mary Ann Yoho-Smith says:

    Sending my heartfelt condolences to the entire Entrekin family. I am so sorry for your loss.

  • Kevin J Smith says:

    To the Entrekin Family, so sorry for your loss and I am sure Robert will miss his lovely wife. I so enjoyed seeing them out walking and holding hands like a young couple dating. So pleasant to talk to and just wonderful and kind people. Mrs. Entrekin was a kind and special lady. God Bless and may He bring you some peace. Kevin Smith