Evelyn Gayton


Evelyn Gayton, 80, of Kingston, died on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at her residence.

Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee on August 7, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Kermit Bryson and Tlitha Shelton Bryson.

Evelyn was a member of Miller’s Chapel and loved to sing gospel music. She also enjoyed singing Karaoke, quilting, cross stitching and most of all just sitting on the front porch watching the hummingbirds. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by 2 sisters and 1 brother.

Survivors include her sons, Melvin Housley and wife Quenn of Cartersville and John Housley and wife Angela of Kingston; 5 grandchildren, Brandy Housley, Kimberly Housley, Afton Housley, Tabatha Housley and Joshua Housley all of Kingston; 3 great-grandchildren; along with 2 sisters and 2 brothers.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Parnick Jennings Funeral Home and Cremation Services with The Reverend Darryl Tidwell officiating. Interment will follow in Cassville Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday from 6- 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Parnick Jennings Funeral Home and Cremation Services is honored to serve the family of Evelyn Gayton; please visit www.parnickjenningsfuneral.com to share memories or to leave a condolence message.