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Mrs. Eloise Hawkins Everhart

Mrs. Eloise Hawkins Everhart, 95, was called home by her Lord and Savior on November 15, 2019 to be reunited with her loving husband of 46 years, Walter V. Everhart. Eloise was born in Forsyth County to Wiley Morgan Hawkins and Mattie Catherine Brooks. She was a graduate of Mineral Springs High School and retired from the Veterans Administration with 32 years of service. Later she also worked at Wake Forest University and Hanes/Bali division. She was a faithful member of Friends Baptist Church and a previous member of Calvary Baptist Church for over 40 years. Eloise was an avid volunteer at Hospice of WS for over 20 years, the Shepard Center and Davie Co Senior Services. She loved to visit the sick and elderly in nursing homes. She was a great cook and her chocolate and rum cakes will be missed by all. Eloise was a loving and dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. She is survived by two daughters Sandra Everhart Catlett of Advance, NC and Tanya (Tom) Bass of Mocksville, NC two granddaughters April Griffin Thomas of Asheville, NC and Heather Nicole Bass of Mocksville, NC and two great grandsons Griffin Marshall Thomas and Tucker O’Neil Thomas of Asheville, NC. She is also survived by seven nieces and nephews. Her family will honor her wishes and there will not be a memorial service.

12 Responses to “Mrs. Eloise Hawkins Everhart

  • Ruthann & Suzanne Sabon
    5 days ago

    Our Deepest condolences to Eloise’s Family
    She was a wonderful friend. She always brightened our days with her smile
    All of us at Feel Good Friday will never forget her

  • Donna Swaim Heiser
    1 week ago

    Sandra ,
    Mother shared about your mother’s victorious entry into the presence of Jesus, then shared the obituary during a Thanksgiving visit. My mom is 92. I will always remember us in middle and high school. Always gentle in smile and demeanor, she made me feel welcome into your home and about in public. I am sorry for your loss. Our mothers seem to be a part of a generation that should last on earth forever, but since that is not possible, I am grateful to know that we can spend the next life with one another in the presence of our Redeemer. I will remember you and your family as you adjust to a different normal and pray just the right people will remind you of how precious Eloise was. By the way,her photo was just perfect. I’m glad you and she crossed my path.

  • Anita Cheek
    2 weeks ago

    I am so so sorry to hear about Eloise’s joining her husband and friends praising God in our heavenly home. I just heard about her home going today. I knew her through Christian Women’s Club. I always looked forward to seeing her on our meeting day. Her beautiful smile and hug made you feel so welcome. You could see Jesus in her smiling eyes. There was something missing if she wasn’t there. I know there is comfort knowing you will see her again, but there is still the missing her now. May God give you peace and comfort now until you join her in our heavenly home. She was such a blessing to me. You were very blessed to have her as, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.

  • Anonymous
    2 weeks ago

    Eloise will be missed by my husband and myself. We worked together at the VA; she was the person who asked me to join ABWA which had a huge impact on my life, and she was our neighbor when we lived in Bermuda Run. She was a mentor and an example to me in so many ways. She was dearly loved by all who knew her and will be missed.

  • Carolyn Boles
    2 weeks ago

    I knew Eloise and she was a wonderful lady. Always visiting others to uplift them. I am so sorry to hear of her home going. She will be missed.

  • Kymberly Everidge Martin
    2 weeks ago

    Dear family of Eloise,
    So sorry to hear of her passing. You’re in our prayers. McDonald Everidge and Kymberly.

  • Tammy Stegall
    3 weeks ago

    Tanya,
    I am so sorry to hear about your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We ask that the Lord give you the peace and strength that you need during this difficult season.

    With much love,
    Tammy Stegall and family

  • Esther Novotny
    3 weeks ago

    Eloise, always with a sweet smile on her face. Soft spoken and such a joy! She will be missed. Eloise loved attending Women’s events at Calvary. It was a pleasure to know her. Such a genteel woman. We are so sorry for your loss. We will be praying for her family.
    Esther Novotny
    I was on Women’s Ministry Team and got to know her through the many events she attended.

  • LINDA NEWSOM
    3 weeks ago

    Eloise was a very sweet and caring lady. We were greeters at Calvary and my husband would always go across the street to walk her over to the church on Sundays. She was a joy to talk to and always ask us about our family’s. She called us several times after leaving Calvary to inquire how we were. A very thoughtful thing to do. She was a special and pretty lady. So sorry for your loss. She’s with JESUS now and I know that’s a lot to be thankful for.
    Love in Christ,
    Danny & Linda Newsom

  • Donna Garner
    3 weeks ago

    I am Donna Garner, Norma Willard’s daughter. Mama and Eloise aways celebrated their birthdays together in September. Eloise was a dear friend to Mama and all the ladies in her Sunday school class at Calvary. She even called and kept up with me after Mama passed in 2016. I am so very sorry for your loss she was a truly wonderful Godly woman a true servant and witness.
    Please know your entire family is in my prayers and thoughts during this difficult time. I have no doubt she is with my Mama and other’s around Our Heavenly Father Throne praising Him waiting on us to join them.

  • Suzanne Simpson
    3 weeks ago

    Eloise called my mom every week to check in on her and they were able to tell each other that they loved each other on their last phone call. I met her at Calvary Baptist many years ago and just loved her to pieces. She was one of the sweetest and kindest people you will every meet. Please know that my heart and my mom’s heart has broken since we heard of her passing. We will see her again when we are called home. Prayers and love to the family.
    Suzanne Simpson and my mom, Texie Simpson

  • Linda Hill
    3 weeks ago

    I am Linda Hill, Helena Craft ‘s daughter and Drew Hill’s mom. We all so loved Eloise.. she was such a sweet sweet lady and so thoughtful and caring. We are so sorry for the loss of Eloise. Please know we will be praying for you. Live in Him.

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