Evelyn L. Ames, 74, a lifelong Vinalhaven resident, died April 24, 2010, at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, following an extended illness.

Born at Vinalhaven on Feb. 27, 1936, she was the daughter of Arthur A. and Dorothy Noyse Warren. She attended local schools.

In earlier years she worked at the fish plant.

Evelyn enjoyed scrapbooking and was a member of the Union Church and attended Our Lady of Peace Catholic Mass there during the summer months.

She is survived by one daughter, Darlene Ames of Warren; two brothers, Edward Warren and his wife, Claudette, of Biddeford and Paul C. Warren of Vinalhaven; as well as several aunts and uncles.

A graveside service will be held Thursday, May 6 at 11 a.m. at Browns Head Cemetery on Vinalhaven.

Elder Robert Candage will officiate.

Arrangements are with the Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home in Rockland.