Evelyn Davis Jones went home to be with the Lord on February 5, 2018. She was educated in the Hanover County Public School. She accepted Christ at an early age and baptized at the Brown Grove Baptist Church where she served faithfully and sung in the Sanctuary choir until her health did not permit.

She fell in love with her husband Irvin Jones Sr. They celebrated 70 years of matrimony. To this union four children were born.

Evelyn was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to all. She was much loved and will be missed by many.
Evelyn leaves to celebrate her victory and rejoice in her memory her loving devoted husband Irvin Jones Sr; children Irvin “Joe” Jones Jr., Delois J. Lewis (Allen) and Janet J. Smith; one sister Arlene D. Johnson, one brother-in-law Thomas Proctor, son- in- law Kenneth “Dee” Shelton Sr., eleven grandchildren, twenty-six great grandchildren a host of nieces, nephews and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her loving parents James E. and Viola H. Davis, her beloved daughter Sylvia J. Shelton, two brothers Winfred and James Davis, and one sister Annie “Kickie” Proctor