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03/16/1929 — 02/08/2020
From Richland, WA | Born in Heber, UT
Richland, WA US 99352
Evah Harvey Horne, a 72 year resident of Richland, Washington, passed away peacefully in her sleep Saturday evening February 8, 2020 of natural causes, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Derlin W. Horne. Evah was also preceded in death by her parents, John F. Harvey, Lucile Henderson Harvey, and her siblings, (John) Lael Harvey, (William) Bill Harvey, Velda Harvey Gines, Richard Dee Harvey, and Lucile Harvey Torgersen.
She is survived by her children; (Lawrence) Larry, John (Kathy), Shelly (Larry) Horne Mann, and Duane (Anne). She has 19 surviving grandchildren and 60 (soon to be 61) great-grandchildren.
Evah served faithfully in many callings in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Evah especially enjoyed and loved working with the youth where she served as a Young Women’s President in her ward and stake. She later served as President of The Daughters of the Utah Pioneers (DUP). Evah was sealed to Derlin for time and all eternity on March 31, 1948 in the Salt Lake City, Utah LDS Temple.
Public viewing will be held on Thursday, February 20th from 3-5 pm at Einan’s at Sunset Chapel in Richland, Washington. Service will be held Friday, February 21st at 11:00 am at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints located at 1321 Jadwin Ave, Richland, Washington.
The family has requested in lieu of flowers that donations please be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Dear Horne Family~
I am so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing… I remember well her spotting me out and about and walking right up to me laughing with a great big smile saying “I know you… ” She would always ask “How’s your mom doing?” I will always remember her kindness to my mom and how much Mom enjoyed their visits.
When my own mom passed a years ago I received a card from a close friend that said, “Grief is the price we pay for love”. I’ve thought of that often.
With deepest sympathy,
I am grateful to have known and served with, and for a time served, this wonderful lady. She was strong, strong willed, sharp, and very capable. She taught good things, exemplified devotion and faithfulness, and was a lovely lady. I was blessed to have had Bro. and Sis. Horne (Eva and Derlin) as mentors while working on a planning committee for a church sponsored large youth conference back in 1977-1978. That was a long time ago! But I still remember it like yesterday. She is at peace now; her mind is sharp again. She is with loved ones and the Lord.
I apologize, family for having missed the viewing and funeral. You are all in my thoughts and prayers at this time of transition, and adjustment.
I’m sooo sorry for your loss. Eva worked with my husband, Dick Sloan and I have fond memories of that time together. I’m sure Heavenly Father has her in His care, maybe she and my hubby will find each other and reminice old times. 🙂 My thoughts and prayers are with you all as you navigate this time together.
Love and best wishes,
Evah’s family: So sorry to hear of her passing ~ Sadly, I had not had any contact with Evah for years, especially since Derlin passed. We served in many Church positions, either together or in “collateral” positions, and I was always impressed with her talents in whatever calling she had in The Church. She was a great Young Women’s leader for my daughters. I have been blessed to have known her, Derlin, Larry and Shellie. Sorry I didn’t get to know John. May the Lord bless you all.
I had lost track of Evah while we were on a mission, so haven’t seen her in years. She’s a cousin (I’m also a descendant of John Harvey) but we actually met when she came to a piano recital for some of her grandsons in my home. Later we were delighted to discover we were relatives. She’s a remarkable woman— beautiful and compassionate. I’m sorry for the family’s loss but grateful for grand reunions, especially with her sweet hubby. Love you so, Evah!