Evelyn Virginia Morgan Ayers, 88

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Evelyn Virginia Morgan Ayers
Evelyn Virginia Morgan Ayers

Evelyn Virginia Morgan Ayers, 88, of Yorktown, died Thursday, April 21, 2016, at Riverside Regional Medical Center.

She was born in Newport News, the daughter of Daniel W. Morgan and Lilly C. Taylor.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Sampson W. Morgan; and sisters, Charlotte Morgan Cooper, Vila Morgan Crosby and Perley Mae Morgan.

Evelyn is survived by her two daughters, Barbara A. Jenkins of Chester and Linda A. Taylor, and her husband, James, of Statesville, N.C.; son, Steven C. Ayers of Jacksonville, Fla.; three grandsons, Daniel Jenkins (Rhonda) of Virginia Beach, Steven Jenkins (Maria) of Chesterfield and Jason Rock (Jessie) of Lexington, N.C.; granddaughter, Ruth Rock Shores-Lanier (Hank) of Kernersville, N.C.; nine great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; brother, Franklin D. Morgan (Betty-Faye) of Shelby, N.C.; and sister, Estelle Morgan Payne of Newport News.

The family will receive friends at 1 p.m. Monday, April 25, at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Denbigh Chapel, followed by a funeral service at 2 p.m. officiated by Dr. Lloyd Braswell. Interment will take place in Parklawn Memorial Park.

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