Evelyn Zaytoun Farris
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Evelyn Zaytoun Farris, born March 20, 1915, in New Bern NC passed away Monday evening, July 16, 2012.
Evelyn was formerly a member of numerous organizations and boards including The Catholic Daughters of America, Pilot Club, Rocky Mount Garden Club, YMCA and Book Club.
She was predeceased by her parents, Isabel and Ellis Zaytoun; husband, John Farris, Sr.; daughter, Peggy; and sisters, Vivian Salem and Connie Lamar.
She is survived by her children, Joyce Baxter of Fairfax VA, Gloria Vaughan (Stan) of Charlotte, Pat Wooten of Rocky Mount, John Farris, Jr. of Wilmington; Judy Easley of Asheville, and Mary Grace Kearney of Wilmington; 16 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; brothers, Joe Zaytoun and Henry Zaytoun; sister, Agnes Murman; and loving nieces and nephews.
A rosary will be held at 6:30pm Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at Wheeler and Woodlief Funeral Home followed by visitation from 7:00 - 8:30pm. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11:00am Thursday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church with Father Tim Meares officiating.
Many thanks to the wonderful and caring staff of Dr. Doug Slater, the Sterling House, Nash General Hospital, and friend, Mary Titus.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 315 Hammond Street, Rocky Mount NC 27804 or Special Olympics, 2200 Gateway Center Blvd., Suite 201, Morrisville NC 27560.
Arrangements entrusted to Wheeler and Woodlief Funeral Home, 1130 N. Winstead Avenue, Rocky Mount NC 27804. You may share memories and condolences with the family by visiting www.wheelerwoodlief.com.

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Published in Rocky Mount Telegram on Jul. 18, 2012.
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July 20, 2012
Mary Grace my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in the time of your sorrow. May God bring peace and comfort in the days to come. Be BLESS.

July 18, 2012
What a lovely lady - and one which certainly had a positive influence on my life!
We are away and unable to be there with you. We will look forward to a later visit and sharing of many wonderful memories.
Theresa & Drew Harrell
Theresa H Harrell
July 18, 2012
We are so very sorry for your loss. May God wrap his arms around you and bring you peace and comfort now and in the days ahead.

With love,
Al and Teresa Bullard
July 18, 2012
Judy and family, We are so sorry to hear about your mom. She was a very special lady, always so kind and sweet. Our love, prayers, and sympathy goes out to the family. Love, Ed and Sandy Bartlett and family
July 18, 2012
Judy, I love and miss all you guys. I'm so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. She was my second mom for so many years, and I am truly thankful to have been a part of your lives. I can see her face as clear as if it were yesterday. Peace be with you as you hold Our Lord's hand in this time of sadness. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Love and prayers to each of you. Carole
Carole Lamm Gamble
July 18, 2012
Ms Wooten,
I am so sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in the arms of God through this trying time.
Albert Strickland
July 18, 2012
So very sorry to hear of your loss. Although it has been many years since I last saw her, she was always such a delight to know. Do know that your family is in my thoughts and prayers. Sincerely yours, Kathleen Allsbrook Walker
Kathleen Walker
July 18, 2012
Pat,Jay and all the family.I am so sorry for your loss.Our Lord and Savior will comfort you and keep you near as time will heal all . Love to you all Lynn
Lynn Ivey
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