Evelyn Pearl Hoffler Anderson, age 96, died in Durham on May 26, 2019. She was born on May 10, 1923 to the late Earl Van Dorn Hoffler and Mary Pearl Jones Hoffler.
Evelyn graduted from Durham High School in 1941. Her first job was at Fidelity Bank in Durham. She then went to work for Home Security Life Insurance company as a bookkeeper until retirement in 1986. Evelyn was an active bowler, enjoyed working in the garden, sewing, cooking, spending time at Kerr Lake and was active in the Tobacco Land Civitan group. She also enjoyed attending Aldersgate United Methodist Church, visiting with friends, enjoyed spending time with her sisters, her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Evelyn is survived by Carolyn Anderson Dennis (Lenwood) of Greensboro, North Carolina, Kaye Anderson Wilson (Richard) of Land O’ Lakes, Florida, Van Anderson of Durham, North Carolina, six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband Erwin Charles Anderson Jr., her parents, five sisters and her daughter-in-law Lynn Efland Anderson.
The service will be held at Aldersgate United Methodist Church on Thursday, May 30th at 11:00 AM. Prior to the service a visitation will be held at 10:00 AM at Aldersgate UMC. Following the 11:00 AM service, a graveside service will be held at Maplewood Cemetery in Durham, NC.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Aldersgate United Methodist Church, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or the Durham Rescue Mission.
The Anderson family is under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service. Online condolences: www.hallwynne.com – select obituaries.