Evelyn Barrett Matthews, 75, passed July 13, 2016, in Virginia Beach, Va.
She was born May 17, 1941, to the late Luella Lane Phillips and Henry Barrett in Farmville, N.C.
Evelyn was a graduate of H. B. Suggs High School in Pitt County, N.C., and retired from Ingles Nook as a retail clerk after 10 years of dedicated service.
She leaves to cherish her memory her loving husband, William H. Matthews; four daughters, Cheryl, Laura Ann, Kelly and Lageia; three sons, Wayne, William Jr. and Sonny; one sister, Helen Horne; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandson; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 22, 2016, at Green Run Baptist Church, 1201 S. Rosemont Road, Virginia Beach, Va. A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 23, 2016, at the church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sentara Hospice House or Union Mission.