Evelyn Putnam Megeath

Evelyn Putnam Megeath, 96, of Winchester, Virginia passed away on Monday, April 19, 2021.

Mrs. Megeath was born on January 16, 1925 in Rappahannock County, Virginia, daughter of the late Edward Corbin Putnam and Lucy Frances Grimsley Putnam. She retired from Peebles Department Store and was a member of Rockland Community Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five sisters, Nannie Weaver, Jennie Haynes, Alice Pullen, Katie Pearson and Ethel Whitmer and one brother, Earl Putnam.

She is survived by a son, Thomas A. Megeath of Front Royal and a daughter, Barbara A. Megeath of Winchester, granddaughter, Allyson Snapp (Mike) and two great granddaughters, Lauren and Lindsey Snapp of Berryville, Virginia.

She will be remembered for her loving smile, her love of cooking, baking and gardening.

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 11 AM at Rockland Cemetery in Front Royal.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Rockland Community Church, 2921 Rockland Road, Front Royal VA 22630.

  3 comments for “Evelyn Putnam Megeath

  1. Keith Pomeroy
    April 25, 2021 at 11:14 am

    Great person , sad to see moved to the Lords home family can find peace during these sad times. May the Lord be with you all.

  2. Judy Strother
    April 26, 2021 at 11:12 pm

    Barbara,
    So sorry about Evelyn. She was a very wonderful and gracious lady. You were lucky to have her for a long time. You took such good care of her. Love
    Judy Strother

  3. Louise Kress Clark
    April 28, 2021 at 2:09 am

    Barbara and Thomas. Deepest sympathy in the loss of your mother.
    I worked with Evelyn at Weaver’s and Peebles and always enjoyed talking with her. She
    was always kind and helpful to everyone. May all your good memories bring you comfort.

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