Evelyn Gurganus
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Evelyn Gurganus
  • October 16, 1929 - November 1, 2016
  • North Carolina

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Evelyn Bowen Gurganus, 87, passed away Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at her home. The funeral service will be held Thursday at 2:00 PM at Bethany Pentecostal Holiness Church; burial will follow at Martin Memorial Gardens.

Mrs Gurganus was the daughter of the late James Asa and Lenora Swain Bowen. She was a housewife and a retired Administrative Assistant with Belk Tyler's. She love gardening, reading and crocheting and was a member of Bethany PH Church where she taught Sunday School for many years.

Her husband Robert "Dick" Gurganus preceded her in death on May 17, 2009. Sisters Elsie Johnson and Lou Parker Bowen and brothers Jack Bowen and Irvin Bowen and a granddaughter Robin Ann Peaks also preceded her in death.

Surviving are daughters Ruth Sasser and Cathy Rice and husband Garson all of Greensboro, and Joanie Peaks and husband Danny of Williamston, special niece/daughter Tami Spence and husband Gregg of Atlanta GA, brothers Dee Bowen and Tommy Bowen both of Williamston, and a sister Patricia Revels of Williamston, grandchildren Kelly Hardy, Mary Rice, and Garson Rice III, Daniel Peaks and Robert Rice, great grandchildren Bailey Ruth and Ransom Slaughter..

The family will receive friends from 12:30 PM until 2:00 PM. at the church and other times at the residence 2674 Prison Camp Rd Williamston NC.
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