Evelyn Johnson Washington, 70, of Unionville, VA, was called home by her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ to gain her angel wings on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at the University of Virginia Hospital, surrounded by her loved ones. She was born July 23, 1949 in Charlottesville, VA, and was the daughter of the late McPherson and Georgene Frye, Sr.
Evelyn was a loving, caring, outgoing person; beautiful inside and out, who trusted God and always spoke her mind. Her love of family and friends was always expressed whether through her generosity or acts of service. She loved to travel all over the world and have fun. Her health never slowed her down.
Evelyn attended Carver High School. She was baptized at an early age and became a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Orange VA. She later attended Mount Holy Baptist Church in Unionville, VA. Before she departed she was a faithful member of Antioch Baptist Church in Madison, VA. She was an active member in the Church and the community. She worked as a contractor for the government at several different locations but her most recent job was at New-Age in Charlottesville, VA.
She is survived by four loving sons, James E. Johnson, Jr (Paula) of Orange, Va, Timothy A. Johnson (Bridget) of Rhoadesville, VA, Dwayne L. Washington (Dana) of Charlottesville, VA, Larry L. Washington, Jr. (Pamela) of Locust Grove, VA; one brother Clinton Frye; three sisters, Mary Jackson, Joyce McRae, and Pastor Marilyn Rankin. She had 14 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends. She is preceded in death by one brother McPherson Frye, Jr.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 27, 2019 at Antioch Baptist Church, Madison, VA. Prior to the service, a visitation will be held from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a donation be made in Evelyn’s name to Antioch Baptist Church in Madison, VA.
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