Evelyn Walls Badger age 69 of Jefferson died Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at Ashe Memorial Hospital. She was born in Konnorock, Virginia on Monday, January 3, 1949 to Robert and Margaret Estelle Pennington Walls. Mrs. Badger was preceded in death by her father. Evelyn was a member of Tuckerdale Baptist Church where she was a prayer warrior and enjoyed spending time with her church family. She was a simple, quiet and especially honest woman who loved to cook and spend time with her family.
Mrs. Badger is survived by her mother, Margaret Pennington Walls of Konnarock, Virginia, seven children; Bobby Walls of Damascus, Virginia, Kathy Billings and husband John of Sparta, Billy Badger and wife Alicia of Ronda, Roy Dean Badger and wife Sarah of Jefferson, Karen Roland and husband Nathan of Warrensville, Joe Badger and wife Jeana of Lansing, Ruby Thomas and husband Joseph of Creston. She is also survived by her two sisters; Opal Hash of Havre de Grace, Maryland and Donna Kestner of Saltville, Virginia. Her seven grandchildren; Jesse Walls, Jonathan Billings, Leah McCoy, Laney Badger, Connor Roland, Ciara Pierce, Carson Badger and great-grandson, Sam McCoy. Special and devoted friends, Joe and Lettie Carpenter as well as several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 2:00 in the afternoon by Rev. Larry Shepherd and Rev. Lloyd Day. Burial will follow in the Tuckerdale Community Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 2:00 pm prior to the funeral service at Tuckerdale Baptist Church.
Flowers will be appreciated or memorials may be made to Tuckerdale Baptist Church in care of Tom Edwards; PO Box 175, Lansing, NC 28643.
The family will be meeting at the Roland family home; 527 Carl Eastridge Rd. Lansing, NC.
Words of comfort and remembrance may be viewed or sent to the family through our website at www.badgerfuneralhome.com
Badger Funeral Home was entrusted with Mrs. Badger's arrangements.