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Thelma Pierce Evans

November 25, 1943 ~ May 12, 2020 (age 76)


Thelma Pierce Evans of Henderson, North Carolina died surrounded by family in her home on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at the age of 76.

Thelma is survived by her husband, Wiley Evans of 53 years; her children Amy O’Geary (Jonathan) and Brian Evans (Talley); her four precious grandchildren, Evan O’Geary, Charlie Evans, Thomas Evans, and Ellis Evans; her sisters Virginia Dickerson (Gerald), Mildred Harris (Harvey) and Ellen Ranes (Ray); numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. She is predeceased by her parents Lenward and Mary Pierce; her sisters Dorothy Manning, Blanche Crowder, Catherine Crowder, Carol Wilson; her brothers Lenward Pierce Jr.,Paul Pierce, and JD Pierce

Thelma was born on November 25, 1943. She was a devoted and loving wife, mother, and nana. Her greatest joy was time with her precious children and grandchildren. She loved  “shopping” and traveling to all 50 states with her husband. Thelma was retired from the Vance County School System with over 20 years of service. She was a member of Clearview Baptist Church and the Clearview Ladies Sunday School Class. She was a friend to everyone she touched throughout her life. 

Our family would like to offer a special thank you to the wonderful Hospice caregivers, especially Shannon Medlin and Shirley Richardson. Also to our family and friends for your love and prayers.

The family will have a private celebration of life. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Community Home Care & Hospice of Henderson-Grace Foundation, in her memory.

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