Evelyn Ricketts Burr, 86, died Dec. 14, 2008 at Anson Community Hospital.
Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Dec. 17 in the Chapel of Leavitt Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry King officiating. Interment will follow at Anson Memorial Park
The family will greet friends at the funeral home for one hour prior to the service on Wednesday and other times at the home.
She was born in Chesterfield county, S.C. to the late Oscar Theodore Ricketts and Ida Frances Tarlton Ricketts. Her mother died when Evelyn was just a little girl and she was then reared by her grandmother Ricketts.
She had worked for more than 20 years as a teacher’s assistant with Anson County Schools and was a long time member of Sandy Plains United Methodist Church.
Her husband, Robert Hart Burr preceded her in death.
She is survived by her children, Robert H. (Helen) Burr, Jr., Grace Burr Griffin, William T. Burr and Joyce (Tim) Deese all of Wadesboro; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Sandy Plains United Methodist Church, % Carolyn Taylor, 960 Deep Creek Rd., Wadesboro, NC 28170.
The arrangements are in care of Leavitt Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.leavittfuneralhomewadesboro.com.