Evelyn Needham Jones

Published 12:23 pm Wednesday, December 23, 2020

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Evelyn Parker Needham Jones, 81, of Camden, died December 17, 2020 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center. She was born December 15, 1939 to the late Benson Sawyer Needham Sr. and Annie Mae Harrison Long and was the wife of the late Donald Forbes “Donnie” Jones.

Evelyn is survived by daughter Donna Sawyer and husband Chuck; son Troy Jones and wife Heather; grandchildren Carlee Rose and husband Drake, Kailyn Jones and Austin Jones; a great-grandchild; brothers Rodney Needham and Michael Needham and wife Brenda; sisters-in-law Mary Lou Jones and Anne Clark; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by sister Brenda Ann Needham; brother Benson Sawyer “B.S.”  Needham Jr.; sister-in-law Florine Needham; and brother-in- law Joe Jones.

A memorial service was held December 21. Memorial donations may be made to Shiloh Baptist Church, PO Box 31, Shiloh, NC 27974. Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is serving the family. www.TwifordFH.com.

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