|Virginia Lee Evans
Virginia Lee Evans, age 101, of Moorefield, WV, passed away on Sunday, April 7, 2013, at the Grant County
Nursing Home in Petersburg, WV. Born on Thursday, February 1, 1912 in Hardy County, WV, she was the
daughter of the late Walter Barr and Laura Hines Barr. Virginia was preceded in death by her husband, Bennie A.
Evans, on May 10, 1986. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by one son, three sisters, and
She is survived by four daughters, Eleanor Baker of Ridgeley, WV, Naomi Southerly of Prince Frederick, MD,
Frances Sherman, and Dorothy Wilson, both of Moorefield, WV; one daughter-in-law, Grace Evans of Front
Royal, VA; three sisters, Georgiana Sherman of Rig, WV, Ramona Evans of Maysville, WV, and Mary Ann Barr of
Petersburg, WV; eleven grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren.
Virginia was a retired cook, having worked for the Hardy County Board of Education for twenty-two years. She
was also a member of the Bible Baptist Church in Frosty Hollow, WV.
Family will receive friends Tuesday, April 9, 2013 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Elmore Funeral Home in
Moorefield, WV. A funeral service will be conducted Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home
with Pastors Doyle Patch and Ken Smith officiating. Burial will follow at the Kessel Cemetery in Kessel, WV.
Memorial Donations may be made to the Bible Baptist Church, 642 Frosty Hollow Road, Fisher, WV, 26818.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Elmore Funeral Home.