December 13, 1922 - June 25, 2021
Josephine North Evans (Joey) (98) went peacefully to be with the Lord on Friday morning, June 25, 2021, in the presence of her friend and caregiver, Sheila Murrell, and her devoted puppy Jesse. She was born on December 13, 1922, to Harold D. and Josephine B. North in Cleveland, Ohio. Her joys in life were her family, spending summers at Burt Lake in Michigan, sports of all kinds, including swimming, (she especially loved to teach children how to swim) fishing, golf, ice skating, horseback riding, and water and snow skiing. She was a persistent seeker of truth which led her in her forties to her greatest joy of all in coming to know Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior and helping others find Him. She met her future husband, Robert B. Evans, Jr., while boating on Burt Lake and their subsequent marriage produced four children. She was preceded in death by her former husband, Robert; sons-in-law, David Godby and Ralph Bard. Survivors include a son, Edward Johnson Evans (Mary Svrchek); a daughter, Josephine Boyd Evans Godby; a son, Charles North Evans (Sarah Svrchek); and a daughter, Patricia Barrett Evans Bard Hanna (Glenn Hanna); 22 grandchildren; 57 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at All Saints Church in Pawleys Island. Burial will be at 1:30 PM followed by a 2:00 PM Memorial Service in the Old Church which will be live-streamed. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to All Saints Church, Foreign Missions Fund, 3560 Kings River Rd., Pawleys Island, SC 29585. Sign an online guestbook at www.goldfinchfuneralhome.com. Goldfinch Funeral Home, Beach Chapel, is in charge of the arrangements.
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