Walter Willis Evans (1932 - 2019)


Walter Willis Evans, 86, of Woodlawn, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, at his home.
He was born in Grayson County on Feb. 1, 1932, to Dewey General and Rhena Burnette Evans.
Survivors include his wife, Rilda Joleen "Penny" Evans of Woodlawn; son and daughter-in-law, W. Jeff and Janet Evans of Fieldale; two grandchildren and spouses; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Ellen Phillips of Grayson County and Juanita Parker of Mount Airy, N.C.; and brother, Eugene Evans of Thomasville, N.C.
A funeral will be held today, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, at 11 a.m. in the Snow Hill Baptist Church with Pastor Ernie Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Snow Hill Cemetery with military rites by the Grayson VFW Post 7726.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Mount Valley Hospice, 1477 Carrollton Pike, Hillsville, Va. 24343.
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Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home is serving the family.

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Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 25 to Jan. 27, 2019
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