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Eva Simerly, Hampton

Published August 25th, 2011 10:53 pm

Proverbs 31:10 — Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above rubies.
HAMPTON — Eva Lena Simerly passed away at her residence on Thursday, August 25, 2011.
She was a Carter County native and the daughter of late Ed and Kate Cable Roark. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Simerly was a member of the Woodby Hill Free Will Baptist Church and the Ladies Auxiliary.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Carmon Simerly, May 2, 2006; and by one brother and five sisters.
Survivors include a daughter & son-in-law: Edwina & David Humphrey, Hampton; Two Sons & Daughters-in-law: Elwood & Judy Simerly, Mills River, North Carolina, and Edward & Janice Simerly, Johnson City; Five Grandchildren: Angie Smith and husband, Matt, Jeff Simerly and wife, Julie, Melandie Simerly Akins, Jennifer Presley and husband, Michael, and Adam Simerly; Four Great Grandchildren: Jade Simerly, Sydney Simerly, Holden Smith and Carmon Simerly; Two Step-Grandchildren: Blake Akins and Jacob Akins; Several Nieces & Nephews.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Alex Carver and Chaplain Edwin Talley officiating.
Graveside Service and Interment will be at 2 p.m. Monday, August 29, 2011, in the Mountain Home National Cemetery. Music will be provided by No Name But His. Active Pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 1:15 p.m. Monday, will be: Elwood Simerly, Edward Simerly, Vaughn Junior Simerly, Adam Simerly, Jeff Simerly, Michael Presley, David Humphrey and Max Simerly. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Members of Woodby Hill Free Will Baptist Church, Dr. Matthew Carey, The staff of Hampton Pharmacy, Paul Osborne and Mike Teague.
The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to the employees of Amedysis Hospice for the excellent care that was given to our mother.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 1:15 p.m. Monday to go to the cemetery.
Condolences may be e-mailed to
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.