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Evelyn Moye of Ridgway

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    Evelyn Moye

updated: 2/6/2018 4:45 PM

RIDGWAY -- Evelyn Moye, 88, passed away Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, at her home.

Evelyn was born May 27, 1929, in rural Omaha, the daughter of John Tim and Florence (Bayley) Rister. She married Raphael W. Moye April 13, 1946, and he preceded her in death May 8, 1979.

Evelyn was an active member of the community. She was a retired schoolteacher who had taught at New Haven, Ridgway and later at Gallatin County School.

As a member of Ridgway Baptist Church, she also taught Sunday school. Evelyn was involved in Gallatin County Ladies Club, Cottonwood Club and Retired Teachers Association.

Survivors include her two loving sons, Mike and Marsha Moye of Omaha and R.J. and Janet Moye of Ridgway; sister, Irma and George Patton of Newhall, California; three grandchildren, Joseph and Ashley Moye of Ridgway, Jonathan Moye of Carbondale and Matthew Moye of Ridgway; and four great-grandchildren, Raphael, Jacob, Eli and Claire Moye.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and brother, Freddie Tim Rister.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 5, in Vickery Funeral Chapel in Ridgway with the Rev. Rob Gallion and the Rev. David Auxier officiating. Burial was in Jackson Cemetery near Ridgway. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Donations in Evelyn's memory may be made to Ridgway Baptist Church Ministry Center Fund. Internet condolences may be made at