Virginia W. “Ginger” Evans, 71, proud of her family

Virginia W. "Ginger" Evans
Virginia W. “Ginger” Evans

Virginia W. “Ginger” Evans is absent from the body and present with the Lord.

Born Virginia Lou Womble, July 31, 1945, in Newport News to Elred Thomas Womble and Mary Lee (Williamson) Womble, she was reared and educated in Tarboro, N.C.

In 1963, Ginger moved to Virginia Beach and pursued a career in hairdressing. She was born again in 1977. After a long battle with COPD, Ginger died Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016, at age 71.

She is survived by her husband of 45 years, John Enos Evans; two sons, George Peter Knott Jr., and his wife, Amy, and Thomas Harley Evans; three grandchildren, Ashley Lynn Knott, Macy Elizabeth Evans and John Benjamin Evans, all of Virginia Beach; one sister, Mary W. Jones of Rocky Mount, N.C.; and several cousins, nieces and nephews. Ginger was a loving, caring, giving wife, mother and grandmother. She was proud of her family.

A funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 22, at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Great Neck Chapel, Virginia Beach. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Burial will be in Panama City, Fla., with a graveside services in Greenwood Cemetery with Wilson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make donations to Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters.

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