Evelyn Thomas-Bougard, 47, loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, niece, and cousin of Puyallup, WA, passed away on June 12, 2018.
Viewing at Scott Funeral Home on Wednesday June 20, 2018 at 10 am- 6 pm. Funeral on Thursday June 21,2018 at 11 am at Sheridan Street Church of 2303 South Sheridan Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405.
Evelyn was born on October 2, 1970 in Seattle, WA to Lonnie Thomas Sr. and Jean Harris. In her time on earth, she touched many lives and was loved deeply by family and friends.
As a child growing up, Evelyn had many friends and had an easy-going personality. She was very close to her younger brother Lonnie Jr, and as children, they spent a lot of time together. As a teenager, she attended Franklin High School and enjoyed many extra-curricular activities including school dances, socializing, and joking around with friends. She liked experimenting with makeup and hairstyles and was known for her colorful feathery bangs. Herfavorite color was blue.
Evelyn married James Bougard on February 2, 1992. In the 31 years they were together, they had three daughters whom she loved deeply. A devoted wife and mother, she retired from the retail industry to care full-time for her youngest daughter Jade. She enjoyed shopping, the outdoors, spending time with her daughters, reading magazines, listening to music, following entertainment news and enjoying a good laugh with family. She will be remembered for her feisty, tenacious personality and strong-willed spirit. She was loved by all who met her and will be greatly missed.
Evelyn’s beautiful life will be forever cherished by her husband James; parents, Lonnie Thomas Sr. and Jean (Richard) Harris; loving daughters Krystal Bougard and Annette Bougard; and step-son PierreBougard.
In addition to her husband, parents and children, she is survived by brothers Lonnie Thomas II of Burien, WA and Phillip Thomas of Seattle, WA; Aunt Julia (Brian)Ellis of Burien, WA, brother-in-laws, Darrell Bougard of Spanaway, WA, John Bougard of Des Moines, WA, Michael Bougard of Burien, WA,sister-in-laws, Yolanda Nearing of Tacoma, WA, Kenya (Aaron) Burgess of Puyallup, WA and Jeaneen Bougard of Seattle, WA; along with a host of aunts, uncles,nieces, nephews and cousins.
While she is no longer with us, her spirit will be at peace with her baby daughter, Jade Ebonii Bougard who passed in 2016.