Evelyn M. (Long) Sechrist, age 99 of Plymouth, IN, passed away on Sunday, December 18, 2022 in Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home of Plymouth, IN.
Evelyn was born on September 11, 1923 in Warsaw, IN to Ernest and Ethel (Watkins) Unruh. She was a lifelong resident of the area and graduated from Warsaw High School in 1943. She married Daniel Long, and he preceded her in death on July 12, 1985. She then married Wilbur Sechrist on April 27, 1991 and he preceded her in death on October 28, 2006. She was a very active member of Mt. Tabor Church of God in Etna Green, IN. She was a homemaker and enjoyed mowing the yard, gardening, being outside, and animals.
Evelyn is survived by her grandchildren: Aaron (Andrea) Long of Etna Green, IN; Nathan (Katelyn) Long of Warsaw, IN; her great-grandchildren: Jerry Wade Long; Lindzy Long; Jayden Long; Liam Long; her stepsons: Ed (Linda) Sechrist of Mocksville, NC; and Stephen (Janice) Sechrist of Port Orange, FL; and her brother, Frank (Violet) Unruh of Warsaw, IN.
Evelyn is preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Ethel Unruh; her husbands: Daniel Long and Wilbur Sechrist; her son, Charles Long; and her sister, Mildred Cronkite.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 27, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Mt. Tabor Church of God (8424 800 W., Etna Green, IN 46524).
Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, December 28, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Mt. Tabor Church of God (8424 800 W., Etna Green, IN 46524) with Elder Nathan Burkholder presiding.
Burial will follow at Stony Point Cemetery (Atwood, IN).
Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Tabor Church of God (8424 800 W., Etna Green, IN 46524).
Thank you to all our friends and community for your support during this difficult time.
Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home wishes to extend our deepest condolences to the Sechrist family and are honored to be providing our services in celebrating the life of Evelyn.
Friends are invited to sign the online guest book and share memories with the family at: www.deatonclemensfh.com