Evelyn Harrover Thomas (July 4, 1922) – A native of Alexandria VA, Evelyn spent her life as wife, mother and volunteer at Annandale Methodist Church in Virginia as well as other community work, before moving to Athens with her son Ron Thomas and daughter-in-law Marty in 2010. They and their daughter Rachel and husband Kevin Tandy, with Evelyn’s great grandchildren Will and Dan Tandy are her surviving family.
Graveside services will be ministered by her family church, Washington Street United Methodist Church in Alexandria, VA, by Rev. Thomas James; Monday January 14, 2019 11:00am at Mt. Comfort Cemetery, Alexandria, VA, there joining her husband of 55 years Preston Thomas (1919-1995). A local memorial service will be held at Iris Place, January 27, 2019 4:00pm. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in her name to the Salvation Army, a favorite charity of Evelyn’s and Preston’s since the organization’s caring support during his rehabilitation after wounding at the Battle of the Bulge in 1944.
Lord & Stephens, East is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com