Fannie M. Lyons Eversole


Fannie M. Lyons Eversole, 80, of Scottsburg, formerly of Madison, passed away at 9:54 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, at Scott Memorial Hospital, Scottsburg.

Born Aug. 9, 1936, in Henry County, Kentucky, near Bethlehem, she was the daughter of Robert and Daisy J. McAllister Lyons, both of whom preceded her in death. On June 20, 1954, at the Scaffold Lick Baptist Church in Blocher, she married Eugene Eversole, who preceded her in death.

Fannie was raised in Scott County and was a 1955 graduate of Scottsburg High School. She attended the Louisville Business School for bookkeeping. She was the owner and rental manager of F.M. Eversole Apartments in Madison for many years. She had co-owned and co-operated with her husband Madison Heating and Air Conditioning and had served as bookkeeper. She was raised in the Scaffold Lick Baptist Church and was baptized there. After her marriage, she moved to Madison and was a member of the North Madison Baptist Church. After moving back to Scott County in 2010, she moved her membership back to Scaffold Lick. She also held her real estate broker’s license for many years and held membership in the Scottsburg Post 6582 Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Fannie enjoyed the outdoors, landscaping, shopping and going to the Ohio River with her son, Gary.

Survivors include three sons, Robert Wayne Eversole of Scottsburg, Gary Lewis Eversole of Scottsburg and Richard Eugene Eversole of Madison; granddaughter, Angie Hamilton; sister, Patricia Diane (Keith) Burr-Dixon of Lexington; brother, Carroll Junior (Louise) Lyons, of Louisville, Kentucky; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Richard E. “Little Richard” Eversole Jr.; brothers, Franklin David Lyons, Robert E. Lyons and Jerry Hollis Lyons; and sisters, Daisy E. Morris, Shirley Dixon,  Mary Jane LeCompt, Anna Elizabeth Jordan and Hazel Danner.

The funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive Madison, with Pastor David Culley officiating. Interment will be Grandview Memorial Gardens, 9306 N. U.S. 421 near Madison.

Visitation will be from noon until time of service.

Memorials may be given to the Special Olympics.