EVERS, Jane Lee (Kinney), 72, died peacefully Dec. 31, 2013, at home with her family beside her.
Jane was born March 25, 1941, in Steubenville, OH to Dorothy J. ''Dot'' (Gamble) and James A. ''Jim'' Kinney who preceded her in death.
She leaves behind her husband, lover, best friend and life team mate of more than 50 years, the former Mayor Bill Evers and their three Manatee Deputy Sheriff children: Lt. Bill (Cynthia) Evers, retired Deputy Lillian (Kenny) Tuman and Deputy Cindy (Gordon Ahier) Evers. Also her sister, Karen "Apple'' (Howie) Quaas of Sarasota and brother, James Robert "Bob'' (Debbie) Kinney of Texas; uncle Tom (aunt Flo) Kinney of Sarasota; aunt Mid Kinney of Richmond, OH; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; along with the Kinney cousins in Orlando and Richmond areas; and lastly her three furry rescue children, Abby, Ebon, and Gooboo.
Visitation 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 43rd Street Chapel, 604 43rd Street West, Bradenton, FL 34209.
Services 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at the Manatee Historical Village Church 1404 Manatee Avenue East Bradenton, FL In lieu of flowers, Jane requests donations be made to the charity she and Bill founded to help homeless children, Feeding Empty Little Tummies, Inc. (F.E.L.T., Inc.) at 211 25th Street West, Bradenton, FL 34205 or use PAYPAL.
Condolences to www.brownandsonsfuneral.com