Barbara B. Evans passed away peacefully on December 6, 2017.
She was born in Wilmington, DE to the late Charles and Helen Boyce.
Barbara retired as a teacher from the Cape Henlopen School District, having worked at the Sussex Consortium in Lewes, DE.
After moving to Bear, DE in 2006, she continued her passion for children and education by volunteering with the “Delaware Read Aloud” program and also “Friends of the Bear Library.”
Barbara loved gardening and anything to do with the outdoors and the beach, her favorite places being Vermont and Rehoboth Beach, where she lived for many years.
She is survived by her children, James Evans (Patti), Susan Earley (Ned) and Richard Evans (Kelly): grandchildren Taylor Evans (Laura), Jenny Evans and Colin Evans; great-grandchildren, Michaela and Violet Evans and her sister Carol Pressell.
Friends may call on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the McCrery & Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE where a memorial service will follow at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Assoc. , P.O. Box 15829. Arlington, VA 22215.