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Evelyn Michael Bookout

September 2, 1930 — May 9, 2023

Evelyn Michael Bookout, September 2, 1930 – May 9, 2023, died peacefully at age 92 in her home at Commonwealth Senior Living, Christiansburg, Virginia after being under hospice care for nearly three years. She is predeceased by her husband of 48 years, Joe L. Bookout, and her parents, Alfred Clyde Michael and Rebecca Ramseur Michael. She is survived by her children, Joe L. Bookout, Jr., Rebecca Sue Holland with son-in-law J. Patrick Holland, and Allan M. Bookout with daughter-in-law Coreen L. Bookout; grandchildren Melissa Beecher with husband Gabriel Beecher, Laura Sclafani with husband Michael Sclafani, Steven Holland with wife Jessica Holland, Erica Bookout and Makayla Bookout with wife Savana Mohler; great-grandchildren Alexa Beecher, Jacob Beecher, Charles Sclafani and Sloane Holland. Evelyn was a proud native Charlottean and lived her entire life in Charlotte with the exception of a year in Raleigh, NC shortly after her marriage to Joe, and her last two years in Christiansburg, VA. She was a 1948 graduate of Central High School and attended Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina. Evelyn was a devoted daughter, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who loved all of her family deeply. She was an active member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Christ Lutheran Church and Cross and Crown Lutheran Church, serving on numerous committees. Evelyn will be interred with Joe in the columbarium at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1001 Queens Road, Charlotte, NC. A brief committal service will be held in the columbarium garden at 1:00 pm on June 3, 2023 followed by a memorial service at 2:00 pm at Christ Lutheran Church, 4519 Providence Road, Charlotte. Memorials may be made to Christ Lutheran Church or to Lutheran World Relief.
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Saturday, June 3, 2023

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St. Mark's Lutheran Church

1001 Queens Road, Charlotte, NC 28207

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