Evelyn Price Hinton

Evelyn Price Hinton

Evelyn Price Hinton
July 30, 1937 – February 27, 2024

Zebulon – Evelyn Price Hinton, mother, grandmother, friend and confidant went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, at the age of 86. Her four children loved her endlessly.

Evelyn was born on July 30, 1937, in Johnston County, North Carolina, to the late Dallas Price and Vera Driver. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Gay Hinton; her brothers, Donald and Tommie Mack Price; and her sister, Sylvia June Price. She married Billy and had four beautiful children together, Billy Jr. (Cindy), Lindy (Kim), Philip (Diane) and Tammy. Evelyn’s family grew over the years, and she is survived by her four children, eight grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren, siblings, Dorothy Smith and Janet Sutton, many nieces and nephews, and her close family friend Ken Bartlett.

Evelyn served her community teaching and worked her last working years at Bugg Elementary, receiving the award “Teacher’s Aide of the Year” for many years. On any given day, Evelyn could be found rocking on her back porch, visiting with family; she had a very kind heart and loved people as well. Evelyn enjoyed harvesting fresh fruit from her trees, canning, reading and spending time with the Lord.

The Hinton family will miss Evelyn’s gentle spirit and consistent friendship, but her legacy lives on through her family.

Visitation will be held at Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory in Wendell o Friday, March 1, 20204 from 6:00pm – 7:30pm. The funeral service will be held at Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory on Saturday at 10:00am with burial at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens in Zebulon on Monday morning at 11:00am.

The family has chosen Blessing and Blooms of Bunn, NC, (919)622-0161 to provide flowers

Flowers welcomed or donations can be made in memorial to Transitions LifeCare of Raleigh NC, located at 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh NC 27607


  • Elmerine Dupree Posted February 29, 2024 12:07 am

    Prayers for the family. I Was wondering if both of her sisters had passed away (Dorothy and and janet) since their names were not listed?

  • Hedy Creech Posted March 1, 2024 10:28 am

    Another angel in Gods great heaven. So sorry for your loss.

  • Jean strickland Posted March 3, 2024 4:36 pm

    So sorry to hear. Tell Lindy I will be thinking of her and hope the good Lord will help you through your lovely mother’s passing.

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