Published 12:00 am Wednesday, September 24, 2008
SUFFOLK—Leslie Carter Evans, 79, a native of Gates, N.C., died Sept. 19, 2008.
He was the son of the late Jesse R. Evans and Fruzie Eure Evans.
Mr. Evans retired after 25 years as produce manager at Belo’s Supermarket.
He was a 50-year member of the Suffolk Masonic Lodge No. 30, Mt. Nebo Royal Arch Chapter No. 20; Khedive Shriners; Suffolk Shriner’s Club; Sinai No. 18 of the Order of the Eastern Star where he served 18 times as worthy patron.
He was a member of Bethlehem Christian Church.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Thomas C. and Joan G. Evans of Suffolk; a step-granddaughter, Carla J. Griggs of Mt. Olive, N.C.; two sisters, Juliett E. Williams of Winton, N.C. and Gloria E. Nichols of Ahoskie, N.C.; two brothers, Clinton Evans of Murfreesboro, N.C. and Ronald Evans of Siler City, N.C.
A funeral service with Eastern Star rites was held Sunday at Parr Funeral Home and Crematory, Suffolk with the Rev. Jonathan Palmer officiating.
Burial with Masonic rites followed at Holly Lawn Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to Gates County High School Social Studies Department, c/o Linda Holfer, 088 U.S. Hwy. 158, Gatesville, N.C. 27938.
Condolences may be registered online at www.parrfuneralhome.com.