Mrs. Evelyn L. Strand, of Accomac, departed this life peacefully Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, at her residence.
Born in Vineland, N.J., Evelyn was the beloved daughter of Ivory W Carter Sr. and Beatrice W. Carter. She fell in love with and married her soul mate, Louis Strand, on Oct. 29, 1963. The couple shared 31 beautiful years together until Louis passed in March 1995. Evelyn found a passion in cleaning houses for families of the Eastern Shore.
Private graveside services were held Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, at New Mt. Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery, Exmore, with the Rev. Jeffery Smith officiating.
She leaves to cherish her fond memories: her beloved daughter, Deloise Hack; sons, Jack Strand and Nathaniel Strand; one daughter-in-law; sister, Wilhemina Denby; brothers, Robert Carter and Sharpless Carter; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 21 great-great-grandchildren; one great-great-great-grandchild; friend, Margaret Brooks; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.
Arrangements were by the Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Accomac.