Mrs. Evelyn Gary, 56, of Sanford passed away Sunday, December 17, 2017 at Central Carolina Hospital in Sanford. She was born in Geneva, NY, the daughter of the late Daniel and Evelyn Sullivan. Prior to the birth of her son Ian, she worked as a Biochemist for Mobil Chemical in Macedon, NY. She enjoyed crocheting, gardening, cooking and homeschooling Ian. Evelyn tethered the family together during Richard’s four deployments. Evelyn was the foundation stone of her family.
Evelyn is survived by her husband, Richard Gary of the home; son, Ian Gary of the home; 3 sisters, Margie, Amy and Darlene all of New York; nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Thursday December 21, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 PM at O’Quinn-Peebles-Phillips Funeral Home in Lillington.
In Evelyn’s honor, memorials may be made to the Paralyzed Veterans of America, www.supportveterans.org.
O'Quinn-Peebles-Phillips Funeral Home & Crematory
Thursday December 21st, 2017
6:00pm - 8:00pm
1310 S. Main St.
Lillington, NC 27546
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I'm so sorry to hear of your loss, Richard - such a difficult time of year to lose a loved one. My prayers are with you and your family during this time. may God bless you with His comfort and peace in the New Year. With love, Aunt Rita
Submitted by Rita Gary on Dec 30 2017 08:24:01 AM
My sincere condolences to your family. May you find comfort in the promise of Revelation 21:4 of a time when death will be no more and loved ones will be reunited.
Submitted by AM on Dec 24 2017 11:54:07 AM
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Jessica lit a candle on Dec 19 2017 11:25:03 PM
We are so very sorry for your loss. We know that Evelyn loved you both so much, and that she meant everything to you. If you need anything, please let us know.
Submitted by Dale and Shanna Shrader on Dec 19 2017 09:55:22 PM
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The Hoots lit a candle on Dec 19 2017 09:51:16 PM
Richard; Just saw it from Brenda's facebook, we are so sorry, I am coming to the service, I will see you there.. Uncle Bill
Submitted by Bill & Rita Gary on Dec 19 2017 09:41:07 PM
My heart aches for you and your family. Sending you my love and support in this hard time.
Submitted by Michael Tingue on Dec 19 2017 09:26:27 PM
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Michael Tingue lit a candle on Dec 19 2017 09:21:00 PM
I am so sorry for your loss. Sending love and prayers .
Submitted by Brenda on Dec 19 2017 08:57:05 PM
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