Evelyn Dillard Cutler

Published 8:10 pm Monday, September 26, 2011

September 24, 2011

Evelyn Dillard Cutler, 79, of 1517 Brenland Circle, Virginia Beach, Va., departed this life on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011, at her residence.

She was a native of Nansemond County, and the daughter of the late Harriet Holland and Joe Willis Dillard. She was predeceased by her parents.


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She was a devoted member of Corinth Chapel UCC, where she was involved in the Eastern VA Association, Church Women of the Southern Conference, Sunday School Union, Women’s Fellowship, Senior Choir Member, and Sunday School Primary Teacher.

She attended Nansemond Training School and Elizabeth City State University, where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in education. She retired from the Suffolk Public Schools system in 1988 as a teacher after 30 years of service.

She leaves to cherish her memories, one daughter, Darlene Silmon, of Virginia Beach, Va.; three granddaughters, Davina Rumble, Lauren Coles and Tiara Silmon; one grandson, Daveron Silmon; nine great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and -nephews, cousins and friends.

The wake and memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, at Corinth Chapel UCC Church, Suffolk, Va., with Pastor John Myers officiating.

Crocker Funeral Home, Inc., is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be extended to the family at www.crockerfuneralhome.com.