Ludean Evans

Ludean Evans, age 71, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at the Medicalodge of Ft. Scott. She was born March 11, 1951, in Ft. Scott, the daughter of David Donald Harris and Maxine Cagle Harris. Ludean graduated from the Ft. Scott High School with the Class of 1969. She married David Eugene Evans on December 21, 1968, at the Nazarene Church in Ft. Scott. Ludean was a devoted wife and mother. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially when attending her grandchildren’s sporting events or going on a camping trip. She also enjoyed gardening.

Survivors include her husband, Gene, of the home; two daughters, Jennifer Pryor and Billi Jo Shoemaker, both of Ft. Scott; four grandchildren, Ericah Uhler (Justin), Zack Pryor (Carolina), Jarrett Shoemaker (Addy), and Kyra Pryor (Kevin) and a great-grandson, Hugh Uhler. Also surviving are a brother, Jim Harris (Susie) of Ft. Scott and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother, Donald Harris and her life-long, best friend, Linda Poyner.

Rev. Virgil Peck will conduct funeral services at 11:30 A.M. Monday, April 18th at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Burial will follow in the U. S. National Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday from 10:00 A.M. until service time at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Memorials are suggested to Care to Share and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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