Evelyn T. Wensil
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KANNAPOLIS - Mrs. Evelyn Troutman Wensil, 86, passed away Monday, March 3, 2014, at Carolinas Medical Center-NorthEast in Concord.
Mrs. Wensil was born July 13, 1927, in San Diego, Calif., a daughter of the late Charlie Fitzgerald Troutman and Neva Marie Ellis Troutman. She retired from Cannon Mills where she worked as a hemmer.
Mrs. Wensil was a faithful member of Mt. Mitchell United Methodist Church, where she served in the nursery for over 50 years and was given the mother of the year award. She was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother and enjoyed cross-stitching, puzzles and reading.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert "Sam" Samuel Wensil; three sisters, Katie, Earnibell and Marie; and three brothers, Charlie, Bob and George.
Mrs. Wensil is survived by two daughters, Janice McClure and husband Terry of Milledgeville, Ga., and Myra Parnell of Kannapolis; son Ronnie Wensil and wife Janice of Kannapolis; two sisters Elaine Wensil of Kannapolis and Esther Patterson of China Grove; five grandchildren, Angie Walker, Alison Dixon, Anna Parnell, Brian Wensil and Jason McClure; five great-grandchildren, Taylor Dixon, Austin Walker, Linley Wensil, Brandon Walker and Kayleigh Walker; and two great-great-grandchildren, Emma Walker and Jace Walker.
Service: A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 8 at Mt. Mitchell United Methodist Church. Rev. David Raiford will officiate. Interment will follow at Mt. Mitchell United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 8 at Lady's Funeral Home prior to the service.
Memorials: May be made to Mt. Mitchell United Methodist Church, 6001 Old Salisbury-Concord Road, Kannapolis, NC 28083.
Remembrances for the family may be made at www.ladysfuneralhome.com
Lady's Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family of Mrs. Wensil.
Lady's Funeral Home
268 North Cannon Boulevard
Kannapolis, NC 28083
Published in Salisbury Post on Mar. 5, 2014