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Obituary for Lillian Guenivere Evans-Ball
THE LIFE AND LOVING LEGACY OF LILLIAN GUENIVERE EVANS-BALL
Lillian Guenivere Evans-Ball (Guen, Aunt Guen, Pins) was the first born on September 26, 1944 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Haywood C. Evans and Lillian Evans-Cooke. Guen, as she was known, quietly left her earthly home on June 4, 2021 to live eternally with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. She was married to the late Lonnie Ball who preceeded her in death. Guen received her formal education through the Philadelphia Public School System graduating from John Bartram High School in 1962. After high school she attended the Skidmore Vocational School where she studied Cosmotology. After graduating from Skidmore and passing her State Board for Cosmotology she went to work in the family Beauty Salon in West Philadelphia. When not working in the Salon she would sit outside and greeted all of her neighbors as they passed by. Guen was a baker extraordinaire, her specialties were Cherry Cheese cake, German Chocolate cake and Pepperoni and Cheese Stromboli. Guen was raised in the United House of Prayer for All People as a child and later attended the Community Baptist Tabernacle where she reaffirmed her acceptance of The Lord Jesus Christ as her Savior. Guen took several courses at the Community College of Philadelphia to broaden her knowledge. After which she was employed at Colonial Penn Life Insurance Company until her health failed. Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis she began to lose the use of her legs and eventually ended up in the Kearsley Nursing Home until they changed management and she was sent to the Renaissance Nursing Facility. In The Renaissance Nursing Facility eveyone she came in contact with got a “God Bless You” and a big, big, smile no matter how many times you passed her. Guenivere leaves to mourn her sisters Bernadette M. Hart (Lorenzo) and Valerie A. Jones, her adopted sister A. Louise Lewis, Nieces Tanya M. Little (Marty), Sonya D. DeGree, Danita C. Jones, Lauren Seaton (Eddie), Sydney Hart, Nephews Duane L. Hart (Kimberly), Romir S. Stewart, Jonathan Hart, her close friends Margaret Bynum-Lee, Joan Smith and many other relatives and friends. She will be dearly missed.
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