L. Evelyn Andrews

September 27, 1919August 7, 2011

Lola Evelyn Andrews, 91, of Marion, passed away, Sunday, August 7, 2011 at her residence.

She was born September 27, 1919 in Avery County, NC to the late Zack Coffey and Cordelia Gragg Coffey. In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her husband; Dover Andrews, a son; Lewis Andrews, and a daughter; Nancy Andrews. Mrs. Andrews was a member of Peppers Creek Baptist Church.

Surviving is nine children; a son; Gene Andrews, wife Betty, of Marion, son; Lee Andrews, of Marion, daughter; Donna Bailey, husband Robert, of Spruce Pine, son; Tom Andrews, wife Debbie, of Montana, son; Roger Andrews, wife Barbara, of Marion, daughter; Kay Morris, husband Ed, of Marion, daughter; Ruth Queen, husband Mike, of Spruce Pine, daughter; Carol Good, of Marion, and a son; Chris Andrews, wife Ann, of Conover, NC, 24 Grandchildren, and 19 Great-Grandchildren, and a special nephew; Richard Zueber.

Visitation will be held Tuesday August 9, 2011 at Kirksey Funeral Home in Marion from 6:00 – 8:00 PM. Funeral services will be held Wednesday August 10, 2011 at 10:00 AM at the McCall Memorial Chapel at Kirksey Funeral Home with the Rev. T.J. Addison officiating. Burial will follow at Ashford Community Cemetery.

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  • Visitation Tuesday, August 9, 2011
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, August 10, 2011

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Dina Boyd

August 11, 2011

I am so sorry to hear of Mrs. Andrews passing. My prayers are with the family.

Carolyn Holland

August 10, 2011

Family, thinking of all of you at this time of grief for your mom, grandmother..Mrs. Andrews was a wonderful lady and neighbor. We are thinking of you all in our thoughts and prayers..


August 10, 2011


Jeff & Cheryl Boyter

August 10, 2011

Gene & Betty, our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. May God give you the strength you need to cope with your loss. You have our deepest sympathy.

Hattie, Ronnie & John Whisenant

August 9, 2011

I'm so sorry to hear about Evelyn's passing. I will always remember her, she was the sweetest person, and was so good to me when I was growing up with Carol. I will always remember her. My family & I send our deepest sympathies. Let us know if we can be of any help.

Rebecca Harrill

August 9, 2011

Your mother was like a mother to me, she taught our sunday school class and was so loving and intelligent. She loved to sing and had a beautiful voice.My prayers are with you for comfort , and peace in her memories, as I know she is with my Mom and Dad-Margaret and George Guinn ,in Heaven-they were good friends in Christ, and now are reunited- Blessings- Rebecca Guinn Harrill

Andrews Family

August 9, 2011

The family is requesting in lieu of flowers donations be made to:

Hospice of McDowell County
575 Airport Road
Marion, NC 28752
Phone: (828) 652-1318
Fax: (828) 659-1631

Thank you all,
The Andrews Family

Oscar and Sandra McKinney

August 9, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Mrs. Andrews was a lady to be admired.

Danny and Donna NIchols and family

August 9, 2011

Roger,Our thoughts and Prayers are with you and your family during this time.