Evelyn McGilvary Echols, 85, died Tuesday, February 1, 2011.
A funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 3, 2011 at the Scotland Neck United Methodist Church. Interment will follow at Sunnyside Cemetery. The Reverend Roger Cope will be presiding.
Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband, John T. Echols, Sr.
She is survived by her daughter, Sandra Flowers and husband Bill of Farmville; son, Johnny Echols and wife Amy of Tarboro; four grandchildren, Brad Flowers, Stephanie Gray, Leyta Echols, and Sarah Echols; and two great-grandchildren, Mary Grace Flowers and Addison Gray.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, February 2, 2011 at Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.
Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made to the Scotland Neck United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 401, Scotland Neck, NC 27874.
The family wishes to offer their thanks to Dr. R. Lee Pippin with Physicians East in Farmville, the staff of Golden Living Center in Tarboro, and the staff of Heritage Hospital in Tarboro for the wonderful care they provided.
Arrangements are being handled by Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.