Evelyn Edens Walker, 87, of Brown Summit, NC formerly of Reidsville, NC went to be with the Lord Monday July 3, 2017 at Penn Nursing Center.
Graveside services will be conducted 10:00 A.M. Thursday July 6, 2017 at Danview Cemetery Eden, NC.
A native of Patrick Co., VA, she was a daughter of the late Elzie M and Flora Boyd Edens and had lived most of her life in Reidsville. She was a retired employee of Equity Meats and was a former beautician. Evelyn was an active member of Draper Pentecostal Holiness Church, where she sang in the choir, until her health declined. She was preceded in death by her husband Wendell Walker, brothers: Uel Edens and Burton Edens, and sisters: Helen Horsley, Myrl Blackwell, Frances Pigue, Rebecca Cleary, and Callie Moore.
Survivors include: son: Robert Walker and wife Betsy of Reidsville, daughter: Wendy Smith and husband Charles of Brown Summit, brother: Wesley Edens and wife Jeanette of Matthews, special niece Betty le Roux and husband Daneel of Greenville and other nieces and nephews, brothers-in-law: Dink Blackwell and wife Shirley and Slick Horsley both of Eden.
There will be no formal visitation. Citty Funeral Home is assisting the Walker family.
Memorials may be sent to: Alzheimer’s Association 4615 Dundas Dr. – Suite 103 Greensboro, NC, 27407
Online condolences may be sent to: www.cittyfh.com
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I am so sorry for your loss.I remember her fondly from growing up in University Estates. She used to cut my hair in her shop behind the house.
Submitted by Kelli Lennon on Jul 4 2017 08:06:28 PM
I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with you and your mother from 1981 - 1988. She always had a big smile on her face everytime I saw her. I have fond memories of her and you. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.
Submitted by Robert K. Soyars on Jul 4 2017 05:45:49 PM
Aunt Evelyn was a wonderful person. I cherish my memories of her as a child. She was extremely kind and loved to laugh. My thoughts and prayers are with Robert Lee and Wendy and the rest of the family. Karen
Submitted by Karen Lewis on Jul 4 2017 05:11:39 PM
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Karen Lewis and family lit a candle on Jul 4 2017 05:09:50 PM
Please accept my deepest sympathy. It was a pleasure getting to know Mrs. Walker and enjoy her lovely art work.
Submitted by Kay Gammon on Jul 4 2017 04:48:09 PM
I loved my time with Evelyn when she would cut my hair. Wonderful sweet lady!
Submitted by Mary Ham on Jul 4 2017 04:48:07 PM
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Jennifer Griffin lit a candle on Jul 4 2017 02:58:18 PM
Evelyn was a joy to know while at Penn Center. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Tammy B Ward, RN Penn Nursing Center
Submitted by Tammy B Ward, RN on Jul 4 2017 02:16:32 PM
Mrs.Evelyn will be truly miss at the Penn Center.Sorry for your loss Wendy & family.
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