March 8, 2012
EVELYN BOYCE CASH
Evelyn Boyce Cash, 89, passed away Tuesday, March 6, 2012. She was a native and lifelong resident of Newport News.
Evelyn had been an active member of North Riverside Baptist Church where she had also worked as a church secretary for 10 years. She was also active in the Virginia Genealogical Society. Evelyn was a lifetime member of Golden Thimble, a member of the Newport News Women’s Club, as well as the Home Demonstration Club of Newport News. Noted for her needlework awards, she had a great passion for sewing.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Lewis W. Cash.
Survivors include her daughter, Wilma L. Cash; son, Ward Cash; sister, Virginia Cash; four grandchildren, Susan Sekerke and her husband, Lyon Ewell, Scott Sekerke and his wife, Virginia Bennett, Paige Derdevanis and her husband John, and Jeffrey W. Cash, D.D.S. and his wife Paige.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 8, at Peninsula Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday March 9, 2012, at Peninsula Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks memorial contributions be made to North Riverside Baptist Church, 311 Seldon Road, Newport News, VA 23606, or a charity of your choice.
Arrangements are under the care of Peninsula Funeral Home.