Mary Lib Glover Evans

Mary Lib Glover Evans

Mary Lib Glover Evans
March 25, 1944 – October 17, 2018

ZEBULON – Mary Elizabeth Glover Evans, 74, died Wednesday after a brief illness. She was born in Wilson County to the late Melvin Broadus & Lizzie Hinson Glover. She graduated from East Carolina Teaching College and later worked for many years with Dr.’s Windley & Barrett DDS. Mary Lib loved God, her family and was actively involved in her church. She enjoyed music, gardening & playing bridge and was well known as a great cook, a great Grammy, very special wife & mother.

Funeral service 3 pm, Sunday, Zebulon United Methodist Church with committal at Bailey Town Cemetery.

She is survived by her husband of 23 years, Thomas Earle Evans of the home, sons, Mel Privette (Maribeth) of New Knoxville, OH, Fred Privette (Leslie) of Zebulon, step-daughters, Shannon O’Neal (David) of Fuquay, Jill Phlippeau (Dan) of Goldsboro, grandchildren, Hannah, Zach, Max, Avery, Sophia, Sam, Jacob, Jake & Dalton.

In lieu of flowers memorials are requested to the Zebulon United Methodist Church or American Cancer Society.

Visitation 5-6:30 pm, Saturday, Strickland Funeral Home 211 W Third St., Wendell & other times at the home.


  • Gary & Gayle Effers Posted October 18, 2018 4:31 pm

    Thoughts and prayers for family. She was such a wonderful person with a beautiful smile

  • Jae clark Posted October 18, 2018 9:49 pm

    Thoughts and prayer with the family for the passing of such a wonderful woman. She was always gracious and kind.

  • Kristie Eddins Posted October 18, 2018 11:59 pm

    So very sorry to hear of your loss. Thoughts and prayers for the family.

  • Susan Howard Posted October 19, 2018 7:58 am

    So very sad to hear this news. Mel and Fred my thoughts and prayers are with you and your families. Loved your mom!

  • Louise Ballentine Posted October 19, 2018 9:04 am

    Praying for Tom and family.. Mary Lib had a “Heart of Grace” – one saw it, felt it, and she lived it. I will miss her sweet gentle smile and touch . She was my Christian sister..

  • Robert Clark and family, Eden, Greta & Alaric Posted October 19, 2018 10:48 am

    The California Clark family send their love and prayers in this difficult time. Mary Lib was so kind when my mom, Vangie Hinson Clark passes away several years ago. Her kindness will be greatly missed.

  • Amy Green Byrd Posted October 19, 2018 11:41 am

    Mel, Fred, Tom and family, I was so sadden to learn of her passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. She was a very special person!!

  • John and Connie Middleswarth Posted October 19, 2018 11:54 am

    Our deepest sympathies and condolences for you Tom and the family… Our hearts are deeply sadden and we can only hope to know others are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers, will give you some comfort… God bless and be with you…

  • Brandon & Sue White Posted October 19, 2018 11:59 am

    Sending prayers to Tom and family during this difficult and sudden loss.

  • Linda and Don Higgins Posted October 19, 2018 6:19 pm

    We are so very sorry to hear this, thoughts and prayers to all . She was so very kind .

  • Nicole Osborne Posted October 19, 2018 9:04 pm

    Fred and family, I am so sorry to hear of her passing. Sending prayers for the weeks to come.
    Nicole Osborne

  • Joy Weathers Posted October 19, 2018 9:06 pm

    Sending sympathy & prayers for the family. She was such a sweet & caring lady.

  • Gina, Woody & family Posted October 19, 2018 9:34 pm

    She was such a sweet lady. We are so sorry and you all are in our prayers.

  • Theresa Medlin Posted October 19, 2018 11:08 pm

    Thoughts and prayers to Tom and family. Mary Lib was such a sweet person

  • Sherry Williams Posted October 20, 2018 10:56 am

    Sending prayers for peace and comfort to the family. She was such a sweet lady.

  • Rhonda West Posted October 20, 2018 5:44 pm

    A beautiful lady that will be missed by many!! Prayers for the family!??

  • Tammy Zukoski Posted October 20, 2018 7:53 pm

    Sad to hear this news.Prayers for Tom & family.I will miss seeing you at church.

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