Published 12:00 am Monday, October 6, 2008
Eva Carroll Spivey, 82, died Oct. 5, 2008 in Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.
Born in Isle of Wight County, Va., she was the daughter of the late Fannie H. and Harry Clay Carroll Sr. and the widow of Delmar Leigh Spivey Sr. She was preceded in death by her brothers and sister, Harry C. Carroll Jr., Robert Carroll and Norma C. Bell.
Mrs. Spivey was a retired machine operator with Lipton Tea and was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his daughter, Darlene S. Wilkins of Suffolk; sons, Delmar Leigh Spivey Jr., of Suffolk, Norman Brian Spivey, of Carrsville; sisters, Dorothy C. Pittman, of Elberon, Mary C. Oliver, of Smithfield, Lillian C. Whitley, of Waynesboro; brothers, Raymond Carroll, of Smithfield, Thomas Carroll, of Chesapeake, Percy Carroll, of Elberon; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; her pet dog, “Bettie”.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home & Crematory by the Rev. Kenneth Bunch with burial in Holly Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends in the funeral home Tuesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and other times at 3564 Adams Swamp Road, Suffolk, Va. Memorial contributions may be made to the Nansemond Suffolk Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 1515, Suffolk, VA 23439 or the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, Va., 23058. Condolences may be registered at www.rwbakerfh.com.