The Angel of Death visited our family on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 and claimed a jewel, Our Mother Procus L Evans Washington. Procus was born December 9, 1950 in Lavaca County Texas to the late Henry Lee Evans and Autra Verdell Tyler- Evans. She was a special child who was blessed to have two mothers and fathers. She was reared by Haywood Adams, Sr. and Odessa Adams. She attended school in the Marion Independent School District in Marion, Texas. Procus graduated from The Marion Senior High. On December 6, 1974 she was joined in Holy Matrimony to a young Airmen from Baton Rouge, Louisiana named Freddy Ray Washington who was station at Lackland Air Force Base Texas. Love filled the air and thus was the beginning of her life as being a military wife. Procus was a loving wife, mother, sister, and friend. She traveled with her husband extensively throughout Centennial Europe and Asia during his military tour. Freddy loved Procus with all his heart. They shared a running joke that Freddy only married her for her brains. To this union three children were born, Vanessa, Shawn and Dwaine Washington. Freddy and Procus decided to make their home in San Antonio, Texas. After her husband retired from the military Procus return to further her education She attended St. Phillips College and University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas.
Procus was reared in a Christian home. Having a grandfather, the late Reverend Sebron C. Tyler, Sr. who was the founder of the” Church of God “here in Texas. She was taught about Jesus Christ and accepted Him at an early age as her personal Lord and Savior. She and her family united with St Paul Baptist Church and was a faithful member for many years. Singing in the choir, working with the Junior Mission. A Sunday School Teacher and Youth Director. Whatever her hands found to do she was a worker in God’s vineyard. Procus love helping others, she worked for many years for Humana, she was Instrumental in helping set up the “Lupus Foundation here in San Antonio. She had a degree as A Respiratory Therapist. Procus loved working with Floral Arrangements, Wedding Planner and Collecting Angels were some of her hobbies. Spending precious time with her family was something she cherished. She loved to sing and on any given Sunday afternoon you might would hear her singing on somebody program.
Procus is met at the “Pearly Gates by her Husband Freddy R. Washington of 29 years of marriage. Parents Henry Lee & Autra Tyler Evans and Haywood Adams Sr. & Odessa Adams. Three Sisters~ Marilyn, Beverly, and Lorne.
She leaves to cherish her memories one Daughter Vanessa Washington, two Sons~ Shawn Washington, Dwaine (Domonique) Washington, Grandchildren Adam, Jorrell, Sierra, Kiara, Prince, Laila, Mya, and, Kai. Great Grandchildren~Amariae, Janell Amiyah and Jacai. Three Sisters Linda M. Evans; Jackie (Gregg) Bolds from San Antonio, TX. and Charlotte (Monie) Ulis from Virginia. One Brother ~Haywood (Angela) Adams, Jr, One Great Aunt Ezra Mae McIntyre. Three God children ~ LaTressa Daniels, Marcell Taylor, and Carlos Moon, Godmother~ Bishop Ora Mae Griffin. God Brother Alexander (George) Griffin. Godfather~ Mr. (G’s). A host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends