EVANGELINE DRENNAN BREWER passed away at her home
in Eastland, TX on Oct. 8, 2013, with burial at the
Everman Cemetery in Everman, TX.
She was born April 12, 1922 in McGregor, TX to Kearby
& Dottie Gordon Dorris. She graduated from Huckabay
High School in 1939 as Valedictorian. She went on to
receive a Bachelor of Arts in Education from McMurry
in Abilene in 1956 and a Masters Degree in Library
Science from Texas Woman’s University in Denton in
1965. She taught elementary school in Baird and in
Ranger and was the high school Librarian in Ranger,
TX & in Everman. She retired from Everman ISD in 1982
after 17 years. She was a member of Eastland First
United Methodist Church and Everman Chapter No. 624
Order of the Eastern Star and Eastland Chapter No.
280. She was also a member of the Eastland County
Retired Teachers. She helped establish the Everman
Public Library in 1986 and was chairman of the first
She was preceded in death by husbands J.D. Drennan
and George Brewer & daughters Linda Drennan Yarbrough
(RHS-1960) and Donna Drennan Shepard (RHS-1962).
She is survived by her son Jim Drennan (RHS-1964)
and wife Penny of Asheville, NC, and daughter Carol
Drennan Naegele (RHS-1966) of Eastland, stepsons
Eddy Brewer of Stephenville and Freddy Brewer of
Arlington. She is also survived by two sisters, Ann
Maxwell and husband Max of Ft. Worth and Waldeen
Pearson of Lubbock, TX. Many grandchildren and
great-grandchildren share her love.