Sarah McCurry EvansSeptember 27, 1930 ~ June 8, 2017 (age 86)
Salisbury – Sarah McCurry Evans, 86 transitioned to her heavenly home on Thursday, June 8, 2017 in Salisbury, Maryland.
Born in Darlington, S.C., she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Virginia (Sanders) McCurry. Her late husband, William “Bill” Evans preceded her, September 2004.
She was a graduate of Mayo High School in S.C. Upon graduation, she matriculated at Allen University in Columbia, SC, receiving a B. A. degree in 1953. She did further studies at various universities, completing her requirements towards a Master’s Equivalence.
Her teaching career which spanned 46 years began as a teacher at Carver Elementary School in Florence, SC (1953-1962) and her last 38 years at various schools in Wicomico County, retiring in 2000 from Glen Avenue Elementary School as a resource teacher.
Her civic and community involvement included: local, state and national educational organizations, including: Wicomico and Maryland State Retired Personnel Assoc. and the NEA. She was also a member of Phi Delta Kappa, Beta Tau Chapter (teacher’s sorority) where she was former advisor to the youth division, The Xinos’.
She was an active member of Wesley Temple United Methodist Church in Salisbury, MD where she served on the United Methodist Women.
Her survivors include two daughters: Sandra (Darryl) Dean of Alpharetta, GA and Wanda Kim Evans of Washington, DC; four grandchildren: Darryl II, Tiffanni, Kimberlye and Victoria; two siblings: Herbert (Flora) McCurry of Darlington, SC and Anne Matterson of Roosevelt Island, NY; sister-in-law, Mattie Evans of Aberdeen, MD and a host of nieces and nephews.
Three siblings: Ida Raiford, Fred and James McCurry preceded her in death.
A funeral service will be held 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Wesley Temple U.M. Church in Salisbury where friends may view Friday evening from 6-8 p.m. and on Saturday, one hour prior to service. Interment will be in Springhill Memory Gardens in Hebron, Maryland.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the William and Sarah Evans Family Memorial Fund (EVANSF), established to provide scholarships for summer school students. C/O The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore, 1324 Belmont Avenue – Salisbury, MD 21804. Cfes.org.