Obituary of Evelyn Virginia Tolley
Evelyn Virginia Tolley, 71 of Bedford, passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 27, 2023 at her residence. She was born July 29, 1951 in Bedford County, a daughter of the late Calvin Willard Tolley and Lottie Lucille Jenkins Tolley. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Harold Gene Sexton and her life partner, Vernon Lester Lacy.
She was retired from the Bedford County Nursing Home in food service and was a lifetime member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church.
She is survived by a special cousin, Sylvia Croom as well as numerous other family members, cousins and friends.
The family will receive friends beginning at 1 PM on Friday, June 30, 2023 at Updike Funeral Home in Bedford. A funeral service will follow at 3 PM in the chapel with Rev. Wayne Murphy officiating.
The family requests that those wishing to make memorials consider the Ebenezer United Methodist Church Cemetery Memorial Fund.
Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.