Evelyn Elizabeth Whitaker, age 62, of Hillsville, Virginia passed away Sunday, January 6, 2013 at her home. Evelyn was born in Grayson County, Virginia on April 30, 1950 to Harley Walker and Inez Funk Whitaker. In addition to her parents she has special friends in heaven Becky Smith; Gary Semones and Olin Edwards. She is survived by her Godparents Wade and Navada Martin; Harrietta Jones all of Hillsville, Virginia; sisters Carol Whitaker and Christine Newman both of Galax, Virginia; five nephews; caregive Laura Worrell. The funeral service will be held Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 11:00 AM in the Vaughan-Guynn Chapel with Rev. Ted Bartlett officiating. Family and friends are invited to attend. Burial will follow in the McKenzie Cemetery. There will be no visitation at the funeral home.