Mrs. Evelyn Cecilia Fields Marino, 82, a resident of Punta Gorda for more than 20 years, died peacefully at her home on Sunday, January 24, 2010.
She was born September 17, 1927 in Stamford, Connecticut. A daughter of George W. Fields Sr. and Julia Irvin Cargile Fields, her family moved to Macon in 1930 and in 1931 to Atlanta, Georgia. While residing in Atlanta, Evelyn was employed by the Mead Packaging Company, Colony Square, and Omni International as a Telephone Supervisor. In the early years, Evelyn loved to write and model. She wrote a story called The Bride Doll, which won an award and was published in the local paper. Evelyn was a former member of First Baptist Church of Atlanta and later a member of Punta Gorda Christian Church.
Evelyn is survived by one brother, George W. Fields Jr. of Atlanta, GA, one granddaughter, Dawn Kiser Byers of Smyrna, GA, one great-granddaughter, Megan Rose Byers (11) of Smyrna, GA, one niece Rebecca Fields Hall of Oakridge, OR, and two nephews, Louis Paul Fields and Martin Cargile Fields of Lilburn, GA. She was predeceased by her husband Joseph L. Marino in 2001, and daughter, Joy Ann Allen in 1986.
(My soul finds rest in God alone; My salvation comes from Him – Psalm 62:1)