Ada Belle Huff Evans
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Ada Belle Huff Evans, 78, was born June 9, 1932 in Langley, SC and departed this life on Friday, June 3, 2011 at her home in Winston-Salem, NC. She was married to Ray Allen Evans of High Point, NC and they resided with their two daughters in Colorado for over 40 years before moving back to NC in 2001. Mrs. Evans was elected mayor of Fairplay, Colorado and became the first Black, female mayor elected in the state of Colorado. She was also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Ray Allen Evans. She leaves to mourn her daughters, Cheri Evans and Rachelle (Charles) Burrell both of Winston-Salem, NC; one stepson, John (Annette) Evans and one stepdaughter, Vimla Evans both of Rochester, NY; two brothers, Walter Huff of Aiken, SC and Luther R. Huff of Hyattsville, MD; one sister, Gladys Walker of Augusta, GA; and a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, cousins, and sorrowing friends. Funeral mass will be held at 10am Thursday, June 9, 2011 at St. Benedict the Moor Catholic Church with Father Lawrence Heiney presiding. Interment will follow in Carolina Biblical Gardens, High Point, NC. The family visitation will be held from 9:30am until 10am on Thursday at the Church. Online condolences can be made at www.russellfuneralservice.com (RUSSELL) Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com/obits The Augusta Chronicle-June 8, 2011

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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Jun. 8, 2011.
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June 25, 2011
Please accept our deepest sympathies.
Robert & Andre' Waddell
June 13, 2011
Cheri,Rachelle and Family,

My entire family and I share your sorrow and we remember the joy and pleasant times we shared with your Mom and Dad. We truly considered them great friends and enjoyed all of you so much when you lived in Fairplay. God Bless you.

Norma Lee Osborne, Fairplay,Co.
June 12, 2011
Sherrie and Rachel,

I am sorry for the loss of your mother. May God give you peace and strength to continue on. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Sincerely,

Deborah Sturdivant
Deborah Sturdivant
June 10, 2011
Tom The Family:
My heartfelt sympathy is with you all. I know that God will comfort and strengthen you during this time of sorrow.
Anita Jefferson
June 9, 2011
Dear Cheri & Rachelle;
Sorrow touches the heart in such a personal way. But remember that Earth has no sorrow that Heaven can not heal
Gail "GG" Berry
June 9, 2011
Rachell we would like to express our deepest sympathy and extend our prayers and love to your family.Barbara Moore and Tandra Chandler.
June 9, 2011
Rachelle, I am so sorry for the loss of your mother, my thoughts and prayers are with you. We love you and hope that memories will bring peace and comfort, Martina
Martina Moore
June 9, 2011
Cheri, You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I am so sorry for your loss.
Allison Baise
June 9, 2011
DEAREST CHERI AND RACHELLE, YOU ARE A WONDERFUL TESTAMENT, TO YOUR LOVING PARENTS! GOD BLESS AND KEEP YOU.
DORIS, MONICA, KENYA, KHYA MELTON
June 8, 2011
Cheri,
So sorry about the passing of your mother. You're in my thoughts and prayers. With peace and blessings,

LaSonya
LaSonya Tuttle
June 8, 2011
So sorry for your loss Rachelle. We love you and will hold you and your family up in our thoughts and prayers.
Tina Stearns
June 8, 2011
My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
P GLENN
June 8, 2011
Cheri, so sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. May God bless and keep you and you family at this very trying time.
Redd Nichols
June 8, 2011
Mrs Evans was always giving you a witty remark and a pleasant smile;there was never a dull moment with her around.Cheri my prayers go out to you and your family.
TL Coleman
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