Carolyn Bailey Evans

August 9, 1945 - February 6, 2017
Carolyn Bailey Evans

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Carolyn Bailey Evans, 71, of Hendersonville, NC, went to be with her Lord Jesus Christ on Monday, February 6, at her home with her family by her side. A native of Union, SC, she grew up in Atlanta, Ga. She was the daughter of Geraldine Sprouse Bailey of Atlanta and the late William C. Bailey, Sr.

A graduate of Erskine College, she majored in Elementary Education and Psychology. She taught for several years until raising a family became her priority. A resident of Henderson County since 1980, she was an active member of Pinecrest Presbyterian Church, serving in the church women’s circles and working alongside her husband in the ministry of the church. She was an accomplished pianist who served her church in a musical capacity. She loved to travel and spend time with her family. Carolyn was a devoted and unselfish wife, mother, homemaker, grandmother and friend. She loved greatly and was greatly loved.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband of 46 years, Rev. Charles B. Evans; two daughters, Holly Evans Moore and her husband Blake of Greenville, SC and Christy Evans Whitehurst and her husband Michael of East Flat Rock, NC; three grandchildren, Ben, Bailey and Bryson Whitehurst; her brother, William C. Bailey, Jr. and his wife Vicki of Suwanee, GA; a nephew, Brian Bailey and niece, Ashley Bailey.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, February 9, 2017 at Pinecrest Presbyterian Church. Rev. Rhett Carson will officiate. The family will receive guests following the service in the church fellowship hall. Committal service will be private.

Memorials may be made to Pinecrest Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 421, Flat Rock, NC 28731 or to Four Seasons Hospice, 571 S. Allen Rd. Flat Rock, NC 28731.


Thursday, February 9, 2017
2:00 PM

Pinecrest Presbyterian Church in Flat Rock, NC. - Directions
1790 Greenville Highway
Flat Rock, NC 28731

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  • February 08, 2017
    Alton Connor says:
    Rev. Evans ~ I came to know you and your wife thru Jim Tothill, and was blessed to work with you and your wife when Jim and Myrna were married. I am so very sorry to read of the Homegoing of your wife. Please know you are in my prayers and thoughts and I pray that God's grace will sustain you and your family in these days ahead! With Deepest Sympathy ~ Alton

  • February 17, 2017
    Phillip Harrison says:
    Chuck, I would like to extend our condolence to you and your family. I did not know Carolyn except through Ben, but know that she meant the world to you and your family.

  • February 13, 2017
    Betty Bridges says:
    Chuck , Aunt Jeri, and family. I just found out today about my wonderful cousin, Carolyn. So many memories - she was so loving and such a inspirational person. You and Carolyn meant so much to my mother, Chuck. Love to all of you.

  • February 11, 2017
    Bob and Donna Belk says:
    Chuck and family We extend our love and prayers for all of you at this sad time. We know God will give each of you the strength you need to weather this storm.

  • February 10, 2017
    Susan M(cCord) Weeden says:
    Chuck, So sorry to hear about Carolyn. We had so many good times at Long Cane. Sorry that I did not get to see the two of you at the young people's reunion. I wish you the strength and solace of the Lord as you continue your life of service in God's name.