Evelyn Bounds Twilley
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DELMAR — Evelyn Bounds Twilley, 82, of Delmar died Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at Delmar Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Born Sept. 4, 1929, in Mardela Springs, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Nellie (Phillips) Bounds. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, G. Holland Twilley, who passed in 1994; a daughter, Linda Marie Twilley, who passed in 1975; a grandson, Phillip Lowe; and two brothers, Sydney and Edgar Bounds.
Evelyn was the owner and operator of Evelyn's Beauty Shop in Delmar, a job she loved for 30 years. She was a past member of Mount Hermon United Methodist Church in Columbia, Md., and a recent member of Melson's United Methodist Church in Delmar. She was also a past member of the Delmar Lioness Club. She was an excellent cook and an outstanding homemaker. Evelyn will be remembered as a woman with a most kind and giving spirit who always made family and friends feel welcome. She loved her family with all of her heart and her strong faith in the Lord was an inspiration to her children.
She is survived by a son, Dale H. Twilley of Delmar; a daughter, Lori Twilley Campbell and her husband, Robert, of Delmar; five grandchildren, Ashley Campbell, Matthew Campbell, Roni Twilley, Caitlyn Twilley and Stephen Lowe; one great-granddaughter, Taylor Lowe; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Short Funeral Home in Delmar, where family and friends may call one hour prior to the service. The Rev. Sam McWilliams will officiate. Interment will follow the service in Springhill Memory Gardens near Hebron.
Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Mount Hermon United Methodist Church, c/o Mary Lou Covington, 36271 Columbia Road, Delmar, Del. 19940; or Melson's United Methodist Church, c/o Amber Dorman, 33211 Melson Road, Delmar, Md. 21875.
Arrangements are in the care of Short Funeral Home of Delmar. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.shortfh.com.
Published in The Daily Times on July 26, 2012