Evelyn Eggers Main, age 63, of Dutch Creek Road, Banner Elk, passed away Tuesday morning, October 5, 2021 at her home. Born January 3, 1958 in Watauga County, she was a daughter of Hoover and Mary Eggers. Evelyn's family was her passion and she had a special place in her heart for her beloved grandchildren. She dearly loved raising her family and preparing meals for them from the vegetables she canned from her annual gardens. She developed a special bond with her mother as they would often be found sewing and piecing quilts together.
Evelyn is survived by her husband, Roy Lee Main; daughter, Catherine Tester and husband, James, of Banner Elk; son, James Main and wife, Crystal, of Boone; grandchildren, Hunter, Elizabeth and Rayleigh Tester and Landon Main; special brother and sister-in-law, Tracy Eggers and wife, Annette, of Valle Crucis; brother, Steve Eggers of Banner Elk; special niece, Brittney Forrester; her mother and father-in-law, Emily and Dan Main of Boone; and her special church families from Westside Baptist Church and Clark's Creek Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Jane Presnell.
Funeral services for Evelyn Main will be conducted Thursday afternoon, October 7th at 2 o'clock at Clark's Creek Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. David Lunceford, Rev. David Ward and Mitchell Yates. The family will receive friends at the church from 1 until 2 o'clock, prior to services, at the church. Burial will follow in the Matney-Liberty Cemetery.
The family respectfully requests no flowers, and suggests memorials to Austin & Barnes Funeral Home to assist with expenses, or to the Matney-Liberty Cemetery Fund, in care of Vanessa Rupard, 1078 Upper Crab Orchard Rd., Banner Elk, NC 28607.
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Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Main family.