Evelyn Frazier Thompson
FEBRUARY 1, 1965 – MARCH 11, 2021
Evelyn was born on February 1, 1965, daughter of Alexander J. Frazier, Sr and the late Alice Cowles Frazier of Williamsburg, Virginia.
In her youth, she confessed Christ as her personal savior. She enjoyed singing and spent many years singing with various choirs to include the Mt. Pilgrimaires, The Voices of Hope, Earl Bynum and The Virginia Mass Choir, The Williamsburg Gospel Choral, as well as with her family group The Frazier Jubileers.
Evelyn graduated from Lafayette High School, Williamsburg, Virginia in 1983, and obtained her Cosmetology license from Jan Mar Beauty Academy.
Many people knew her as a hard worker whose career spanned over 35 years. She was an entrepreneur who owned and operated her own hair salon Shear Perfection and Mines, Yours, Ours Consignment Store. She also worked with various barbers and cosmetologists in the Williamsburg and Newport News areas for many years. Her second career centered around helping others. She worked as a Certified Nurse’s Aide with Eastern State Hospital and various home health care centers.
Evelyn believed in giving back to her community. She was an active member of Real People Educating Others (RPEO) and 757GiveBack, where she assisted with Coat Drives, and “Back to School'' school supply drives. Evelyn was also a member of the Williamsburg Elks, where she served as an officer for many years. She loved to cook and took pleasure in feeding everyone. Evelyn's most precious treasures were her children and grandchildren. She did not play when it came down to them.
Evelyn was preceded in death by her beloved mother, Alice Cowles Frazier. She leaves to cherish her memories six daughters; Renarda Brown (Monchello), Alexis Perrin (Jerod), Ashley Ruttley, Renika Ruttley, Jada Thompson, and Ny'leah Jefferson, two sons; Keith Greene Jr. (Khelsi) and Malik Greene, grandchildren; A’sheanna, Dominique, Alonie, De’Cha’Ney, Amore, Elijah, Aiden, and Ashton, great-grandchild, Yh'uri, special grandson, Trayvon Williams, her father, Alexander Frazier Sr., brother, Alexander Frazier Jr. (Jessica), sister/aunt, Sandra Jimmison (Nathaniel), niece, Alexa, two nephews; Eric and Sherod, two great-nephews; Dakota and John, great-niece, Grace, special friend Michael Davis, and God-sister, Camera Williams. Also to cherish her memories are Clinton Thompson, six aunts, seven uncles, a host of cousins, friends, and many special friends.
A funeral service will be held at 12:00 noon, Wednesday, March 17, 2021, at Bethel Restoration Center. Facebook Livestream will be available at the beginning of the service. Interment to follow in Williamsburg Memorial Park. A walk-thru viewing will be held from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday in the funeral home. CDC precautions to include facial coverings and social distancing will be required for all services.
Professional services entrusted to the staff of Whiting's Funeral Home, 7005 Pocahontas Trail, Williamsburg, Virginia 23185. 757-229-3011 whitingsfuneralhome.com
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