Alma Jean Evans, age 86, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 2, 2019 at The Mitchell House in Spruce Pine, North Carolina. Born July 17, 1933 to Martha Duncan Evans and Willie Lee Evans.
Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her sister Hazel Evans Reel and husband LD; her brother Lonnie Evans and wife Mary Burchel Evans; special friend and roommate Mary Magdlean Rowland who passed July 3, 2019. They were two peas in a pod.
Alma was a lifelong member of East Marion Pentecostal Holiness Church where she was treasurer for many years. She was a graduate of Marion High. She worked at Belk Broome in Marion until their closing. Then at Roses and BC Moore’s until her retirement at which time she took care of her mother until her passing. Alma loved her church, her family and chocolate.
Left to cherish her memory are several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at McDowell Memorial Park with Reverend Bruce Ward officiating.
In lieu of flowers, anyone wishing to make donations in Alma’s memory are asked to consider Hospice and Palliative Care of the Blue Ridge, 236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, North Carolina 28777 or Lisa Honeycutt, Activities Director to help with resident activities where Alma lived 13681 Highway 226 South, Spruce Pine, North Carolina 28777.
Hospice of Mitchell County
236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine NC 28777
13681 Highway 226 South, Spruce Pine NC 28777