Evah Mae Tompkins
(November 4, 1903 - July 29, 1999)

Oneida Daily Dispatch 
Friday  July 30, 1999 
 
Evah Mae Tompkins 
 
  Evah Mae Tompkins, 95, died Thursday, July 29, 1999 at Oneida Healthcare 
Center Extended Care Facility, where she had been a resident since August 
1996. 
  She was born Nov. 4, 1903 in Redfield, the daughter of Otis and Harriet 
Potter Elmer and was a lifelong resident of Redfield. 
  On Jan. 11, 1922, she married Glenn G. Tompkins in Redfield. Together, the 
couple owned and operated the Knotty Pine Restaraunt as well as a gas station 
and general store in Redfield for many years. Mr.Tompkins died Jan. 27, 1982. 
  Mrs. Tompkins was a contributor to the Queen Central News, the Pulaski 
Journal and the Oswego County Weeklies for many years. She was a member of 
the Redfield Community Church and a former member of the Redfield Area 
Ladies Home Bureau. 
  Surviving are one daughter, Verna Albanese of Canastota; one son and 
daughter-in-law, Keith and Judy Tompkins of Redfield; five grandchildren and 
eight great- grandchildren. 

Date: Thursday, September 23, 1999

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