Mary Evelyn Lamb
Mary Evelyn Lamb
  • December 13, 1938 - September 1, 2017
  • Odessa, Texas

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Mary Evelyn Lamb, 78, returned to her heavenly home on Friday, September 1, 2017 after a short illness.
Evelyn was born to the late William L. Henson and Velva Henson in Wink, Texas on December 13, 1938. She was raised in a loving Christian home surrounded by loving parents and many siblings. Evelyn was a lifelong resident of Odessa, Texas. Evelyn graduated from Ector High School and Odessa College with a degree in nursing. She worked and retired from Medical Center Hospital. Evelyn devoted her life to Christ at an early age. Her true passion in life was ministering to God's people. She co-pastored numerous churches along with the love of her life, Robert E. Lamb, Sr. for more than 40 years.
Evelyn was blessed with a loving family. She married Robert E. Lamb, Sr. on September 20, 1958. Together they were blessed with two loving and devoted sons Robert E. Lamb, Jr. and Joe Lorin Lamb. She raised her sons with patience, discipline and humility. Evelyn took pride in her family and was blessed with 5 beautiful grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
Evelyn is survived by her husband, Robert E. Lamb, Sr., son Robert E. Lamb, Jr. of Odessa, Texas; grandchildren Chirs Lamb and wife Kimberly, Eric Lamb, Joy Goss and husband Johnny Goss, Rachel Montoya and husband Andrez Montoya, and Hannah McPhail and husband Casey McPhail; along with many loving great grandchildren. She is survived by three loving sisters, many nieces and nephews and countless friends and former church parishioners. Evelyn is preceded in death by parents, William L. Henson and Velva Henson; son, Joe Lorin Lamb; two brothers and two sisters.
Services for Mary Evelyn Lamb will be Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 1:00 pm at Life Church, 2900 Kermit Hwy. Graveside services will immediately follow at The Ector County Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors, Odessa, TX.