This weekend brought some sad news to the WQXE family. Marilyn Evans, wife of Bill Evans and co-founder of WQXE, passed away Sunday, December 20th after a 35+ year battle with Multiple Sclerosis, more commonly known as MS.
Not only was Marilyn involved in the operation of the stations, but was also engaged in numerous community events and projects. She served as president of the Junior Woman’s Club, director of the Hardin County Fair Pageant, and was one of individuals who launched the annual Community Children’s Fair, which still runs to this day, 24 years later.
Marilyn’s involvement also extended to her church, where she served as the first female clerk in the long history of Severn’s Valley Baptist Church.
“She was kind, loving, and always willing to take on a project to help the community,” her husband, Quicksie and Wolf owner Bill Evans said. “And those who know Marilyn know she always had a big smile and a willing heart to help others"
Marilyn Evans was 79 years old.