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Evelyn Meadows Laycock
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Obituary for Evelyn Meadows Laycock

Lake Junaluska, Evelyn Meadows Laycock, age 91, passed away on Monday, February 26, 2018 at her residence.

Born in Hamilton County, Tennessee, she had resided in Haywood County since December 1990. She was the daughter of the late Harry D. and Sara Katherine Cupp Meadows and was also preceded in death by her husband, Reverend William Alexander Laycock, Sr., who died in 2009. Evelyn was a McClure Professor of Religion and was retired from Hiwassee College in Madisonville, Tennessee and from the Director of Lay Ministries for SEJAC at Lake Junaluska.

Evelyn is survived by her son, William A. Laycock, Jr. and his wife, Sandy of White, Georgia; three grandchildren, Emily (Chris) Cowan of Cartersville, Georgia and Michael (Jessica) Laycock of Smyrna, Georgia, and David (Julie Anne) Laycock, of Waleska, Georgia, four great grandchildren Micah, Sydney, Juliette and Samuel.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 2, 2018 at Long’s Chapel United Methodist Church with Reverend Chris Westmoreland, Reverend Dr. Gordon Goodgame and Bishop Richard Looney officiating. Burial will follow at Garrett-Hillcrest Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 12:00 until 2:00 p.m. prior to the service in the sanctuary.

Memorials may be made to Hiawassee College, 225 Hiawassee College Drive, Madisonville, TN 37354.

The care of Mrs. Laycock has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Homes and an online memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at

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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Long's Chapel United Methodist Church

175 Old Clyde Road
Waynesville, NC 28785

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2:00 PM
Long's Chapel United Methodist Church

175 Old Clyde Road
Waynesville, NC 28785

Cemetery Details


Garrett-Hillcrest Memorial Park

886 Russ Avenue
Waynesville, NC 28786

Memorial Contribution

Hiawassee College

225 Hiawassee College Drive
Madisonville, TN 37354

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