Evelyn Stargell
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Obituary of Evelyn Carwile Stargell

Evelyn Arlene Carwile Stargell, 91, of Lynchburg died Thursday, May 1, 2008, in Guggenheimer Nursing Home. She was born on August 4, 1916, to the late Charles Robert and Janie Lee Carwile. She was the beloved wife of the late Kirkwood Lewis Stargell. She is survived by two devoted step-daughters, Susan S. Boyne and husband Michael of Frederick, MD, and Sherry S. Osborne and husband, Tom, of Littlestown, PA; four step-grandchildren, Brian Osborne and wife Laura of Reisterstown, MD, Patrick Boyne and wife Stacey of Albuquerque, NM, Amy Osborne of Baltimore, MD, and Colleen Boyne of Washington DC; three great-granddaughters, Riley and Abigale Boyne, and Emma Osborne; two brothers-in-law, Hollis Stargell and wife Elizabeth of Schuyler, and Jimmy Stargell and wife Janice of Charlottesville, VA. She is also survived by a very special nephew, Daniel Cheatham, Jr. and wife Carolyn of Brookneal, VA. Four additional nephews, Barnett Jackson and wife Beverly of Richmond, VA, B.W. "Bill" Jackson and wife Peggy of Dunnville, KY, Robert Jackson and wife Faye of Ashland, VA, and David Carwile of GA. Two special nieces, Jane Evelyn Faries Hopper of Livonia, MI, and Dorothy Gaye Carwile Harris and husband Bernard of Scottsville, VA; as well as many great-nephews, great-nieces and host of close family and friends. Evelyn Arlene Carwile Stargell, 91, of Lynchburg died Thursday, May 1, 2008, in Guggenheimer Nursing Home. She was born on August 4, 1916, to the late Charles Robert and Janie Lee Carwile. She was the beloved wife of the late Kirkwood Lewis Stargell. She is survived by two devoted step-daughters, Susan S. Boyne and husband Michael of Frederick, MD, and Sherry S. Osborne and husband, Tom, of Littlestown, PA; four step-grandchildren, Brian Osborne and wife Laura of Reisterstown, MD, Patrick Boyne and wife Stacey of Albuquerque, NM, Amy Osborne of Baltimore, MD, and Colleen Boyne of Washington DC; three great-granddaughters, Riley and Abigale Boyne, and Emma Osborne; two brothers-in-law, Hollis Stargell and wife Elizabeth of Schuyler, and Jimmy Stargell and wife Janice of Charlottesville, VA. She is also survived by a very special nephew, Daniel Cheatham, Jr. and wife Carolyn of Brookneal, VA. Four additional nephews, Barnett Jackson and wife Beverly of Richmond, VA, B.W. "Bill" Jackson and wife Peggy of Dunnville, KY, Robert Jackson and wife Faye of Ashland, VA, and David Carwile of GA. Two special nieces, Jane Evelyn Faries Hopper of Livonia, MI, and Dorothy Gaye Carwile Harris and husband Bernard of Scottsville, VA; as well as many great-nephews, great-nieces and host of close family and friends. She was preceded in death by a step-grandson, Kirkwood Francis Boyne; two brothers and six sisters: Raymond Carwile, Mitchell "Screechy" Carwile, Olive Jackson, Mary Ericksen, Nanny Foster, Pearl Mason, Pattie Cheatham and Georgia Faries. Evelyn retired from the Navy Department Supply System Command, after 30 years of service in Washington DC. She and her husband, Kirk, retired to Remington, VA and enjoyed several wonderful years together. After her husband's death, she returned to Lynchburg in 1980. She has been a long time member of the Peakland United Methodist Church in Lynchburg, an active member of the Beta Master Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, a member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, and the National Association of Retired Government Employees. Her family will receive friends for a viewing at the Diuguid Wiggington Chapel, 811 Wiggington Road, on Sunday, May 4 from 4-6. The funeral service will be held Monday at 10:00 a.m. at the Diuguid Wiggington Chapel. Burial will follow at 1 p.m. in Monticello Memory Gardens, Charlottesville, VA. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may consider a donation to the Peakland United Methodist Church in Lynchburg, VA, or a charity of their choice. .
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