Evelyn L. Parsley was born February, 15, 1926, in Durham, North Carolina, to Ella (Stroud) and Nelson Chrisp. She went home to be with the Lord Thursday, November 21, 2019, at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Campus.
Evelyn worked as a chambermaid for various hotels in Atlantic City. She was also a foster grandparent for Atlantic Human Resources. Evelyn was a member of the St. James AME Church in Atlantic City where she also served on Stewardess Board #2. She was a member of the Elks, where she served in the capacity of Lieutenant Colonel.
In her free time, Evelyn enjoyed cooking, playing bingo and crocheting.
She was preceded in death by: sons, Wilbur Earl Parsley, Robert Chrisp and Larry Wayne Parsley; parents, Ella and Nelson Chrisp; two brothers, Melvin and Luther Chrisp; sisters, Francis Harris and Helen Chrisp.
Evelyn leaves to cherish her fond memories: daughter, Erma Williams; sister, Barbara Boyce; 14 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
Funeral services will be 11AM Friday, November 29, 2019, at St. James AME Church, New York and Arctic Avenues, Atlantic City, where friends may call from 9AM. Interment to follow in Greenwood Cemetery, Pleasantville. Arrangements are entrusted to Greenidge Funeral Homes, Inc., where condolences may be left at www.greenidgefuneralhomes.com.