Evelyn Hail Pringle, 87, of Orange City, FL passed away peacefully on September 8th in the presence of her family. Evelyn was preceded in death by her beloved husband Robert L. Pringle, sons Robbie Pringle and Steve Waterhouse, and daughter Faith Pringle Braun. Survivors include her daughters, Mary Walsh, Margaret Waterhouse, Elizabeth Pringle and Myriam Curran; her son Eugene Pringle; 12 grandchildren; and 17 great grandchildren. Born in Chattanooga, TN, Evelyn graduated from the University of Chattanooga with a Bachelor's Degree and with a Master's Degree from the University of Florida in education. She was an educator in the Florida high school and junior college systems for 30 years. Throughout her life she had an unquenchable desire for learning. She became a realtor and after retiring from teaching she earned a law degree from Nova University passing the bar exam shortly thereafter. Evelyn celebrated the end of World War II in Washington, DC where she worked for a summer during college. She moved to Florida in 1948. She and her husband lived all along the East Coast of Florida owning 34 different homes in Florida. An avid traveler, Evelyn visited all of the states in the USA, all of the Canadian provinces, England, Scotland, Ireland, France, Greece, Turkey, Japan, Russia, Australia, New Zealand, Finland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Sweden, Mexico, Panama, Germany, Belgium, Holland, and Jamaica. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children by mail to 2900 Rocky Point Drive Tampa, FL 33607 Attention: Development Office in memory of Evelyn H. Pringle, by phone at (800) 241-4438 or on-line at email@example.com. Interment will be at the Veterans Cemetery in Jacksonville, FL at a later date. You are invited to share your memories with the family at www.lankfordfuneralhome.com.
Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on Sept. 10, 2013