Evelyn Elizabeth Whitaker, age 62, of Hillsville, passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at her home.
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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.
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
201 West Center Street
Galax, VA 24333
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 9 to Jan. 10, 2013