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Evelyn Margaret (Searcy) Ervin

December 27, 1928 ~ July 28, 2023 (age 94) 94 Years Old
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Evelyn Margaret Searcy Ervin, age 94, of Forest City, NC, went to be with the Lord Friday, July 28, 2023, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center in Spartanburg, SC. 

She was a native of Rutherford County. She was the daughter of the late Aiden Lester Searcy and the late Josephine Robertson Searcy. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years William Jack Ervin. Also brothers: Clyde Searcy, Hoyle Searcy and Alvin Searcy; sisters: Ethel Searcy Lane, Jeanette Searcy McCraw and Alice Searcy Taylor. Preceded in death also by dear friends and sisters in Christ, Margaret Hill and Oneida Camp.

Evelyn loved to garden and grow flowers. She was a wonderful cook, loved to sew and adored her pets. She cherished her family and went out of her way to help others. She took care of Jack for many years after his health declined. No matter what life brought her, she never lost her smile. Evelyn loved God and was a devoted Christian who was a member and attended Calvary Baptist Church for 65 plus years. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. 

She is survived by 

One Daughter: 
Avis Ervin

Two Sons: 
Charles Ervin
Alan Ervin

One Brother:
Albert Searcy

Two Grandsons:
Christopher Ervin
Kevin Ervin

One Great-grandson:
Brantley Ervin

The family will receive friends from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, Wednesday, August 2, 2023. at McMahan's Funeral Home. The funeral service will be 1:00 PM Wednesday, August 2, 2023 at McMahan's Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Scott Huffine officiating. Interment will be at Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery. Memorials can be made to the Rutherford County Humane Society P.O. Box 998 Rutherfordton, NC 28139 or Calvary Baptist Church 224 Chimney Rock Rd Rutherfordton, NC 28139. A guest register is available at www.mcmahansfuneralhome.com. McMahan's Funeral Home & Crematory in charge of arrangements.

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August 2, 2023

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
McMahan's Funeral Home
249 South Main Street
Rutherfordton, North Carolina 28139

Funeral Service
August 2, 2023

1:00 PM
McMahan's Funeral Home Chapel
249 South Main Street
Rutherfordton, NC 28139

August 2, 2023

Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery
224 Chimney Rock Road
Rutherfordton, NC 28139


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