Evelyn Elizabeth Whitaker, age 62, of Hillsville, passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at her home.
Evelyn was born in Grayson County, Va., on April 30, 1950 to Harley Walker and Inez Funk Whitaker. In addition to her parents, she has special friends in heaven: Becky Smith, Gary Semones and Olin Edwards.
She is survived by her Godparents, Wade and Nevada Martin; Harrietta Jones all of Hillsville; sisters Carol Whitaker and Christine Newman, both of Galax; five nephews; and caregiver Laura Worrell.
The funeral was at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Ted Bartlett officiating. Burial followed in the McKenzie Cemetery.
There was no visitation at the funeral home.