Evenda Bell Lawhorn become a member of God's Heavenly Kingdom and received her wings on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at the age of 78.
Evenda was born in Montgomery, WV on September 7, 1943 to Hoyt and Shelvie (Fox) Lawhorn.
She was married to the love of her life, her husband Don, for 48 years before his passing in 2012. She was an adoring mother and grandmother. She served her Country too as a devoted military wife for over 22 years during her husband's tenure of 27 years of military service in the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force. She held many different careers during her life which included working at multiple dentist offices as a receptionist and working in medical records at various hospital.
Evenda loved God, her family, and her Country. She was a warm and gentle spirit that practiced the Golden Rule to treat others as she would want to be treated. She was of the Protestant Faith and was a graduate of Collins High School in Oak Hill.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Don; her infant son, Scott; by her parents, Hoyt and Shelvie; and siblings, Ralph Pittman, Wilbur Pittman, Ray Pittman, Hurley Pittman, Gladys Martin, Shirlie Neely, Helen Howell, Nilah Chobot, Anna Board, Violet Neely, Elizabeth Reis, Shelvie Pittman (infant), and Harry Pittman (infant).
She is survived by her two children, David (Laura) Lawhorn, and Kelly Lawhorn; granddaughter, Stephanie Cortright; and sister, Brenda (Junior) Teaster of North Carolina. She will sorely be missed by all family and friends.
A special thank you for all the support and love from special family friends Joe and Kay Allen.
Funeral service will be 11:00 AM Sunday, June 12, 2022, at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill. Burial will follow at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens.
Visitation for friends will be one hour prior to service at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Curt Teaster, Art Board, Gary Board, Adam Board, Melvin Neely, and Steve Chobot.
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Arrangements were made by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.