Alice Lee Canada Gearhart Evans, Age 91, died peacefully Saturday evening, December 9, at Forest View Healthcare Center in Durham. She was born June 4, 1915 to the late Leamond and Lolllie Stansbury Canada in Durham, where she lived her entire life.
Mrs. Evans was a diligent worker who retired after 34 years of employment at Liggett Myers Tobacco Company. She was a strong Christian woman and faithful member of First Baptist Church in Durham.
Surviving Mrs. Evans are her daughter, Sandra Rexrode of Swansboro, NC; her sister, Faydeen Westmoreland of Salem, VA; her grandchildren: David William Rexrode and wife, Lisa, of Durham; Teresa Rexrode Capps of Cary; and two great-grandchildren: Travis William Rexrode and Robert Frederick Rexrode, both of Durham. Mrs. Evans was preceded in death by her husbands, Howard Neal Gearhart and Edward J. Evans.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Thursday, December 14, from the Chapel of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service with the Reverend W.E. Ferrell presiding. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park.
Friends may visit in the funeral home before the service from 12:30-1:45 PM.
Flowers are acceptable or contributions in Mrs. Evan