Mrs. Evelyn Marie Corkren Tidwell, 91, of Birmingham, passed away on Monday, April 17, 2023, at her residence. Mrs. Tidwell was born in Marion County on Aug. 15, 1931, to Vester and Mary Spillers Corkren. She lived in Marion County before moving to Birmingham where she has lived for the past 70 years. Evelyn spent much of her life employed as a deli manager and cake decorator; she was employed with Food Giant and Food Max grocery stores, and others along the way. In her spare time, Evelyn enjoyed watching TV, visiting casinos, and spending time with her family.
Mrs. Tidwell is survived by her sons, Kenny Tidwell of Birmingham and Gary Tidwell of Hoover; daughter, Trina Ann Clements (Frank) of Woodstock, Ga.; grandson, Robert Clements; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other family members.
Mrs. Tidwell was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Ray Tidwell; her parents; brothers, Mack, Eugene, Vester Jr., Willie B., and Eddie Corkren; and a sister, Alma Townley.
Funeral services for Mrs. Tidwell were held on Saturday, April 22, 2023, at the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial following in the Winfield City Cemetery.
Bowen Funeral Home
981 State Highway 253
Winfield, AL 35594
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