She was born Oct. 6, 1918, in Harmony, Ind., the daughter of Altha and Pearl May (Stevens) Modesitt.
Carlee graduated from Royal Beauty Academy in Indianapolis. She worked for a brief time in Indianapolis as a beauty operator. Following the passing of her husband, Richard Evans, she moved to Brazil to be closer to her family.
Carlee had been employed by P.R. Mallory in Greencastle until retiring in the early 1980s. Carlee was added to the Church of Christ on July 30, 1944.
Carlee enjoyed sewing and fishing as well as spending time with her nieces and nephews. She also enjoyed traveling with friends and family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Richard L. Evans, sisters Audrie Porter, Violet Langdon, Lee Opal Selby and Hazel Loughmiller, and brothers William Archie Modesitt, Harry Modesitt and Robert Lloyd Modesitt (in infancy).
She is survived by sister Betty Barnett, as well as many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and many extended family members as well as many brothers and sisters in Christ.
Funeral services will take place at French Funeral Home, 421 E. National Ave., Brazil, at 1 p.m., Thursday, March 24, 2011. Burial will follow at Summit Lawn Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the funeral home Wednesday, from 4-8 p.m.
Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in her memory.