Evelyn Myers Orr, 88, formerly of Etowah, passed away Wednesday, February 9, 2011, at Universal HealthCare in Fletcher. She was a lifelong resident of Henderson County, the daughter of the late Grover and Beatrice Henderson Myers.
She was a cosmetologist and the former owner of Etowah Beauty Shop for 24 years. She was a member and past Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star and held several offices in the Order of Amaranth. She was a member of Etowah Baptist Church.
She is survived by one son, Rodney Orr and his wife Kay, of Zirconia; one daughter, Sharron Beddingfield and her husband Macky, of Hendersonville; seven grandchildren, Felicia Greene of Wilmington, Kelly Davis, of Richmond, VA, Holly Chapman, of Hendersonville, Dustin Chapman, of Hendersonville, Shelly
Taylor, of Wilmington, Brint Vaughn, of Hendersonville and Misty Hoots, of Laurens, SC; seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be at 3:00 pm Saturday in the chapel at Forest Lawn Funeral Home. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2-3 pm in the chapel. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the Shrinerís Hospital for Children, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29607-
4277; or the American Cancer Society, 120 Executive Park, Asheville, NC 28801.