OBITUARY

Evelyn Barnes Houston

October 27, 1927February 11, 2018

EVELYN BARNES HOUSTON MEBANE – Evelyn Barnes Houston, 90 formerly of Taylorsville passed away peacefully on February 11, 2018. Born on October 27, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Howard and Cora Barnes. Evelyn was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She enjoyed cooking, camping, traveling, and gardening. Evelyn retired from Brenton Textiles a Division of Jantzen in Statesville. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband, Holland Houston; sister, Betty Rhea Sitler and a brother, James H. Barnes. Survivors include her daughter, Sandra Carrigan Holeman and husband, Wilson of Mebane; grandchildren, Sonya Carrigan of Burlington, Joel Carrigan of Charlotte; sisters, Janie Seaford Summers of Statesville, Mary B. Teague of Taylorsville, and numerous nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 2 PM at Catawba Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Catawba Memorial Park. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1-2 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to CatsFirst Spay Clinic, 216A W Main St., Gibsonville, NC 27249. Condolences may be left at www.catawbamemorialpark.com. The Houston Family is under the care of Catawba Memorial Park, Funerals & Cremations.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, February 15, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Service Thursday, February 15, 2018
REMEMBERING

Evelyn Barnes Houston

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February 15, 2018

Always had a lot of respect for Evelyn as I spent a lot of time together over the years with Evelyn & Sandra. Praying for Sandra and the family...Barry Houston

Bruce Houston

February 15, 2018

I have lots of wonderful memories of aunt Evelyn during our visits to NC from NH when I was a kid. Always looked forward to seeing her each trip. Thinking of you Sandra, Wilson and Sonja. Bruce Houston

February 14, 2018

Thank you for always believing in me...Sonya

February 14, 2018

Thank you for always believing in me....you are with me...Sonya

Becky Crider

February 14, 2018

Dear Family and Janie. So sorry to hear of Evelyn's passing. I knew her when I was a young girl when she and my Mother Relda Bumgarner were friends. Saw her some over the years and always loved her. Becky Herman Crider

February 13, 2018

Always in my heart..... Joel

February 13, 2018

My dear sister you will be truly missed. Love you



Baby sis, Janie

Doug & Susan Cheek

February 13, 2018

Dear Sandee, Janie, Sonya & Joel,
We are so sorry to hear of Evelyn's passing. We are praying for God's peace and comfort for you all during this time.
Love,
Doug, Susan, Maggie & Matthew Cheek

FROM THE FAMILY