A funeral service celebrating the life of Evelyn D. “Punkie” McCullough, 83, of Thornville, was held April 4, 2018,. at Lighthouse Memorial Church, Millersport, with Pastor Bill Beard officiating. Burial followed at Zion Ridge Cemetery.
Evelyn was born in Davisville, WV, on April 15, 1934, to the late Charles and Ocie (Matheny) Collins. She passed away at the Selma Markowitz Care Center, operated by Hospice of Central Ohio, on March 31, 2018.
Evelyn was a devoted homemaker to her family. She enjoyed listening to bluegrass music, gardening, mowing her yard, camping, NASCAR and was an avid reader. Evelyn had a loving and ornery personality, a contagious smile, loved everyone she met, and she especially loved spending time with her family and friends.
Survivors include her loving husband of 64 years, Archie R. McCullough, whom she married August 16, 1953; son, Mark (Annette) McCullough; daughters, Crystal (Steve) Salyer and Cheryl (Scott) Friel; sisters, Beulah Lemon, Violet Wiseman and Gracie Wigal; brother, Davie (Ruth) Collins; grandchildren, Danielle (Ross) Pipes, Josh (Katie) Drumm and Nicole Friel; one great grandson, Beau Drumm; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
In addition to her parents; she was preceded in death by two brothers, Walter and Harry Collins.
Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Evelyn to Foundation For Hospice of Central Ohio, PO Box 430, Newark, Ohio 43058-0430 or to Lighthouse Memorial Church.
Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service is honored to care for Evelyn and the McCullough family.