Karen Sue Evans Ledbetter went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. She passed peacefully from her home in Florida.


Karen was born on July 27, 1939 in Victoria, Texas. She graduated from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas and received her Master’s Degree from Troy University in Troy, Alabama. She then attended Auburn University where she received her Alabama Teaching Certificate.


Karen touched many lives during her teaching career. She taught in Alabama at Scott Preparatory School and 37 years in the Lee County Public School system.


Karen and Earl led a full life in Beauregard, Alabama raising two sons, working, and running a farm. She loved gardening and was a wonderful cook. They relocated to St. Joe Beach, Florida in 2000 where they were active in their church, fished, and enjoyed life!


Karen is survived by her husband of 59 years, Earl, her brother Bill Evans, her sons Carleton (Kerry), and Steven, grandsons Jackson, Walker, and Will, and many cousins, nieces and nephews.


A memorial will be held on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018 at 10 a.m. CST at Providence Baptist Church in Opelika, Alabama.


In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation.