Obituaries » Evelyn Neblett

Evelyn Neblett

April 30, 1947 - May 28, 2022

Evelyn Neblett, 75, of Lynchburg, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 28, 2022, after a valiant two-year battle with cancer.

Born April 30, 1947, in Johnstown, Pennsylvania to Pearl Hildebrand Nolte and Eugene Victor Nolte, she was married to Ronald William Neblett on May 29, 1971. She was blessed with three wonderful children, Ronald Victor Neblett, Tracy Kyper, and Kimberley Hovda, and three precious grandchildren, Cole Hovda, Corinne Hovda, and William Neblett. Evelyn savored her roles as wife, mother, and grandmother (GiGi), and everyday with her family was a source of pure joy.

Evelyn is also survived by her two sons-in-law, Jason Hovda and Donald Kyper, her daughter-in-law, Michelle Neblett, and many other family members and friends. Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents, her two sisters, Marie Nolte and Vickie Cummings, and her brother, Raymond Nolte.

At the time of her death, Evelyn had been a member of Gospel Community Church for five years. She attended Rivermont Avenue Baptist Church for over forty years before it was merged into Gospel Community Church. She had a longing to help others and truly enjoyed preparing Wednesday night supper at the church, and distributing food to the needy at the Connecting Point on Saturday mornings.

Evelyn loved to travel with her husband, Ronald, and every January or February they went to Hawaii and Las Vegas. Every April and October it was a trip to Kentucky for the horse races. They also enjoyed numerous cruises to the Caribbean, Europe, and Asia. Ronald and Evelyn were blessed with the world’s greatest marriage which lasted 51 years.

A viewing will be held at Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg from 7:00-9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. at Gospel Community Church on Thursday, June 2, 2022, with burial to follow in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider the Pearson Cancer Center.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.  

Condolences & Tributes

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Ron, so sorry to hear about Evelyn. Hope you are doing well in this time of loss.

Posted by Edwin L Medley on June 3, 2022

Although there is little consolation in a message, we want you to know that our thoughts are with at this sad time. Good neighbors just can't be replaced. Our love and heartfelt sympathy to the entire Neblett family.

Posted by Ward & Cathy Dean on June 2, 2022

My children, Caroline and Victor and I send our deep condolences to Ron, Ronnie, Tracy and Kimberly and their families. We think of you in your grief. Love, Isolde

Posted by Isolde Oppleman on June 1, 2022

We have many fond memories of Evelyn. Such a wonderful woman! Wish we could be there in person to celebrate her life with the family - we send our love and condolences to Ron, Ronnie, Kim, and Tracy. We are there in spirit and will continue to pray for all of you.

Posted by Matthew & Christa Skinnell on June 1, 2022

Keeping the family in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless

Posted by Martha A Crowder-Cole on May 31, 2022

Heartfelt condolences to you Ron and to your children. Evelyn loved the colour, blue, and both Mary and I would prepare tea in honor of her Spring and Autumn visits. The photo above was for an autumn tea, christening Evelyn’s arrival. Mary would pick her up at the airport and I’d be making scones and curd for brunch. The Russian net china pattern was one of her favorites. We will be holding a memorial tea with this set in her honor, reminiscing over our many ventures over the last 25 years. Soft hugs, Laurel

Posted by Laurel Adams on May 29, 2022

Heartfelt condolences to you Ron and to your children. Evelyn loved the colour, blue, and both Mary and I would prepare tea in honor of her Spring and Autumn visits. The photo above was for an autumn tea, christening Evelyn’s arrival. Mary would pick her up at the airport and I’d be making scones and curd for brunch. The Russian net china pattern was one of her favorites. We will be holding a memorial tea with this set in her honor, reminiscing over our many ventures over the last 25 years. Soft hugs, Laurel

Posted by Laurel Adams on May 29, 2022

It was such an honor to meet and get to know Evelyn, her husband, 3 children, and wonderful caregiver Stephanie. The love between all of them was so sweet. She will be very missed but anxiously awaiting her loved ones with open arms in Heaven. Thoughts, prayers, and hugs to family and friends during this hard time.

Posted by Lexi Snider on May 29, 2022

It was such an honor to meet and get to know Evelyn, her husband, 3 children, and wonderful caregiver Stephanie. The love between all of them was so sweet. She will be very missed but anxiously awaiting her loved ones with open arms in Heaven. Thoughts, prayers, and hugs to family and friends during this hard time.

Posted by Lexi Snider on May 29, 2022

MY CONDOLENCES TO RONNIE, KIM, TRACIE, AND RON. KNOW THAT YOU WERE SO VERY LOVED. I WILL MISS MY DEAR FRIEND. WITH LOVE, MARY AND JOE

Posted by MARY BARON on May 29, 2022

EVELYN’S SPECIAL BIRTHDAY TEA.

Posted by MARY BARON on May 29, 2022

There are so many childhood memories that include your mom. She was a special woman who loved her family and her church. I’m very sorry for your loss. Many hugs, love and prayers to you all. ❤️

Posted by Katie (Skinnell) Helfen on May 29, 2022

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