Evelyn Alberta Withers, age 48, of Reidsville went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, December 11, 2021, at UNC Healthcare Chapel Hill.
Evelyn was born in Washington, DC on November 25, 1973, to the late Alfred Levi Withers and Evelean Graves Withers. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her uncle Eddie Corbett.
She graduated from Shaw University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice. Throughout the years she worked as a caregiver to children and young adults in various group homes in North Carolina. She found joy in caring for the needs of others.
Evelyn joined Red Hill Baptist Church at an early age. After moving to Raleigh she continued living for the lord where she joined Word of God Fellowship Church. Evelyn was a faithful and longtime member of Word of God Fellowship Church (Raleigh, NC) where she participated in various outreach initiatives.
Left to cherish her memory are a sister, Penny Truitt; two nieces, Katie Withers and Natalie Withers; three aunts, Gladys Williamson (late Joseph), Edith Bowe (late Tommy) and Denise Corbett-Smith (Winston); three uncles, Milton Withers (Juanita), Weldon Corbett and Raymond Corbett and a host of other relatives and friends.
A Home Going Celebration will be held at 2 pm on Friday, December 17, 2021, at Omega Funeral Service & Crematory Chapel. Visitation will be held from 1 pm to 2 pm. Pastor Mitchell Summerfield of Word of God Fellowship Church will officiate the service.