Evelene Marilyn (Lacquement) Doshier
Evelene was born on a Sunday Jan. 8, 1961 to Chester and Blanche (Stewart) Lacquement. She was the fourteenth child born in this family. Evelene left the hospital going to the family home in Tribbey , OK. By Oct. 1963 her dad, Chester Lacquement, had bought a farm centered between Cromwell, and the Okemah area, in Okfuskee, County. Just down the road from Sandcreek Cemetery. Her first year of school she had to drop out until the next year of school due to coming down with Rheumatic Fever. Evelene began school in August of 1968 along with her sister Florence. The next 12 years of school the girls were almost as inseparable as twins and were often called the Lacquement twins in Seminole Jr College even though 14 months separated their ages. Their grandfather, Floyd Stewart had named them the Gold Dust Twins. Evelene was Saved and Baptized in 1976 at First Baptist Church at Cromwell, Ok. Evelene began working while in high school at Stuckeys, McGees Grocery and she worked as Dayshift cook at the Dairy Boy in Okemah and several other places. She kept straight A’s while in high school and graduated valedictorian of her Senior Class in 1980. After graduation from high school with a scholarship for academic achievement. She went on to Seminole Jr College graduating in 1982. In the fall of 1982, she enrolled at OBU in Shawnee with a scholarship excelled in the top of her class and graduated in 1985 with a teaching degree in Math- Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus. Evelene taught Jr High School at Hannah, OK, Earlsboro, OK and Padon, OK. Evelene met and later married the love of her life, Jim Doshier, on Mar. 15, 1999. Evelene became instant mother / grandmother to Jim’s kids. Jim preceded her in death Feb. 17, 2012. Evelene had miscarried a baby girl a short while after marrying Jim. She was always willing to help others. She had many favorite sayings, and one was “Always be willing to teach a child. If you can teach a child one thing, your life has meaning and purpose.” This girl possessed many talents and gifts of making others smile. As true words spoken by one of her nieces, Evelene was a daughter, a wife, a sister, an Aunt and grandmother to Jim’s kids and grandkids, and A cousin. Evelene will be greatly missed her sisters remembering she loved sitting down to watch a movie with a peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich toasted and sliced in a sandwich machine. One nieces words sums it up best memories that Evelene left them with “Aunt Evelene...there is not one of us that has spent the summer with you all, playing volleyball, cooking, crafts, weekends yardsaling, making homemade ice cream, and backyard porch swings at night. You, Evelene helped make our childhood adventure. Memories that we will always remember.” Evelene was preceded in death by her husband, both parents, 7 brothers, 4 sisters. When visiting in Blackwell at her sister’s house, Evelene loved going to Valero, it was like visiting family she said. She is survived by 3 sisters Patti Lacquement of Okemah, Flo (Florence) Lacquement, Blackwell, OK and Kathleen and husband Adrian of Blackwell, also two brothers James Lacquement and his wife Mary of Hoffman, Ok. and Emil Lacquement and his wife Donna MaComb, Ok. Sister-in-law Linda Lacquement and many nieces’ nephews and cousins. Services will be held on Friday, May 19, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. at Skyview Baptist Church in Okemah, OK. Amy Stittsworth Funeral Home of Enid, OK. is in charge of the funeral arrangements.
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