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Julie Jo Evans

November 10, 1952 — January 15, 2024


Julie Jo Evans, a beloved teacher who dedicated her life to shaping young minds, passed away on January 15, 2024. She was born November 10, 1952, and leaves behind a legacy of compassion, love, and kindness.

Julie was born to Jack and Dorthy Evans and grew up alongside her late brother, Bob. From an early age, she displayed a passion for education and a genuine desire to make a difference in the lives of others. After graduating from Northwest High School, Julie pursued higher education at Indiana University, where she completed her undergraduate degree. Her thirst for knowledge led her to attend Graduate School at IUPUI.

Throughout her career as a teacher, Julie touched the lives of countless students. Inside the classroom, she possessed an innate ability to inspire curiosity and create a nurturing environment where learning thrived. Julie's commitment to her students extended beyond regular school hours as she tirelessly worked to ensure their success. She believed that every child had a unique brilliance waiting to be unlocked.

Outside of her teaching career, Julie cherished the role of being a grandmother. She adored her granddaughter, Kollins Walters, and actively participated in raising her with unwavering love and care. Their bond was one of profound love and mutual admiration.

Julie's kindness extended beyond the walls of the classroom and family home. She had an immense love for animals and dedicated herself to helping them whenever possible. 

When not busy with work or caring for creatures big and small, Julie found solace in traveling the world. Exploring new cultures and experiencing different cuisines brought her great joy. One of her favorite pastimes was gathering her loved ones and embarking on memorable trips to Fiesta Ranchero, a cherished restaurant where laughter filled the air.

In this time of grief, Julie Jo Evans is survived by her son, Kory Walters; sister, Peggy Daily; and her cherished granddaughter, Kollins Walters. Her memory will forever be etched in their hearts as they hold on to the lessons she imparted and the love she showered upon them.

Julie's presence will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of knowing her. She leaves behind a significant impact on those whose lives she touched. Her unwavering dedication to education and compassion for others will continue to inspire generations to come.

As we bid farewell to Julie Jo Evans, let us remember her with fondness and honor her remarkable legacy. May she find eternal peace, knowing that her time on Earth was truly well-lived.

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