Nancy Evelyn Copeland Evans, daughter of the late Thomas and Viola Copeland, was born on March 21, 1948 in Franklin County, North Carolina. She entered into eternal rest on October 22, 2019 at her home in Hollister, North Carolina after a long illness from Alzheimers.
Nancy was united in holy matrimony to McCoy Evans on September 10, 1964. Their only daughter, Delvelon Evans was born September 13, 1966.
She was employed at Blanchard Yarn Company, Texifi Blends and Firestone. Some of her most memorable moments were spending time with family and friends whom she loved so much.
Nancy was a loving and devoted wife, mother, sister, aunt and friend. She was a faithful member of Pine Chapel Baptist Church since childhood where she remained until her passing.
Nancy was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Viola Copeland and her husband, McCoy Evans.
She leaves to cherish her memory: her dedicated and loving daughter, Delvelon Evans-Horton (Maurice) of the home; six sisters, Gerri Smith (Marvin) of Richmond, VA, Bonnie Acree of Warrenton, NC, Susie Coley (Duray) of White Level, NC, Iris Lynch (Donald), Sharon Goins (Roy) and Julia Richardson all of Hollister, NC; one brother, Tony Copeland of Hollister, NC; three sisters-in-law, Roma Hawkins of Hampton, VA, Lucy Dodzian of Rocky Mount, NC and Verna Dean Parker (John) of Hollister, NC; one special niece, Anne Chandler of Sandston, VA; a host of wonderful nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews, many other relatives and friends.
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