2018-02-09 / Obituaries

Elsie Evans

Gaffney, S.C. — Elsie Peahuff Evans, 83, of 269 Beltline Road, Apt. 8B, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Mary Black Health System-Gaffney.

Born in Spartanburg, she was the widow of the late Joe Eugene Evans and daughter of the late Elbert Lee Peahuff and Roie Poteat Peahuff. She retired from textiles, loved everyone, never met a stranger, and was a member of First Baptist Church of Cowpens.

Surviving are a son, Larry Evans and wife, Joann of Gaffney; a sister, Alma Peahuff of Cowpens; four grandchildren, Larry Evans, Jr., Trey Evans and spouse, James, Grace Kimbrell and Will Kimbrell; three great-grandchildren, Madison, Spencer and Keila; one great-great grandchild, Hunter; numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Hugh Allen Evans, a daughter, Kelli Joanne Kimbrell, a granddaughter, Georgia Nicole “Nikki” Evans, two brothers, Robert Peahuff and Jerry Peahuff and three sisters, Mary Lou Gossett, Louise Humphries and Della Johnson.

The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Blakely Funeral Home. Memorial services will immediately follow at 2 p.m. in the Blakely Funeral Home Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Piedmont Care, 101 N. Pine Street, Suite 200, Spartanburg, SC 29302.

The family will be at their respective homes.

An online guest register is available at www.blakelyfuneralhome.com.

Blakely Funeral Home & Crematory, Gaffney, S.C.

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