Evans, Thursby to wed May 6

Evans, Thursby to wed May 6

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Thomas Evans and the late Susan Evans of Thayer announce the engagement of their daughter, Audrey Mae Evans, to Thomas Raymond Thursby, son of Roger Thursby of Palmyra and Gay (Mark) Turner of Modesto.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of David Jones of Virden and June Evans of Thayer. She is a 2008 graduate of Virden High School and a 2013 graduate of St. John’s College of Nursing; currently, she is enrolled in the doctor of nursing practice program at the University of Illinois at Chicago with a specialty concentration in adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner, with an expected graduation date in May 2019. She is employed as a registered nurse at Memorial Medical Center in the surgical/trauma intensive care unit.

The groom-elect is the grandson of Helen Jennings of Carlinville and Howard (Grace) Thursby of Palmyra. He is a 2005 graduate of Northwestern High School and a 2010 graduate of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville with a degree in construction management. He is currently employed with Local 965 Operating Engineers.

The couple will be married on May 6 at Terry Park in Palmyra, where they reside.