Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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Evelyn (Battiest) Windship

Born: 7/25/1920

Died: 1/28/2003

Maiden Name: Battiest

Honorific: n/a

Evelyn (Battiest) Winship, 82, of Broken Bow, Oklahoma passed away Tuesday, January 28, 2003 at the Broken Bow Nursing Home. She was born July 25, 1920 in Oak Hill, the daughter of Eliase Carnes.

Evelyn was a homemaker and a member of

Tohwali United Methodist Church. She enjoyed quilting, singing, attending church, and spending time with her family. She also enjoyed attending Choctaw Nation Citizens Group. She was a lifetime resident of Oak Hill.

She was preceded in death by lifelong companion, Anderson Winship; daughter, Gwendoyln Marie Battiest, and one granddaughter.

Survivors include five daughters and two son-in-law, Barbara and Austin Battiest of Broken Bow, Una and Michael Harley of Idabel, Oklahoma, Oneida Winship of Durant, Oklahoma, Dennita Whinship of Thackerville, Oklahoma and Venita Whinship of Broken Bow; five stepchildren, one half-brother, one half sister, 12 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, numerous step-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and friends.