On Saturday, February 27, 2021, Evon Cook Lambert, 76, of Statesville, N.C., passed away peacefully at her home, following a short period of declining health. Her loving husband of 59 years was by her side, holding her hand.
She was born in Mooresville, N.C., on July 7, 1944, and was the daughter of the late Ted and Aretta-Bell Hambright Cook. She attended Troutman School, and on February 25, 1962, was married to George Lee Lambert, who survives. She was a member of Bright Light Baptist Church, and loved her church family very much. She also enjoyed working with flowers, going to yard sales, sitting on the front porch reading, and going to the coast. She was retired from Hunt Manufacturing Company.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two children, Tracy L. Alexander (Jerry) and Sean Lambert; nine grandchildren, Brandy A. Fox (Rev. Jayson Fox), Casey J. Alexander (Kaylee), McKinzee R. Lambert, Travis C. Lambert, Hunter C. Lambert, Justin T. Lambert, Destine B. Campbell, Timothy J. Campbell, and Chandler A. Campbell; and four great grandchildren, Saylem P. Fox, James Ruel Fox III, Reid A. Fox, and Huntlee J. Alexander, all of Statesville. Also surviving are one sister, Cora-Bell Jones of Gastonia, N.C., and one brother, Ander Cook (Pam) of Statesville.
Mrs. Lambert was proceeded in death by two brothers, Nathan Hambright and Ronald Cook.
Memorial services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 6, 2021, at Bright Light Baptist Church with Rev. Jayson Fox and Rev. Jason Buchanan officiating.
The family would like to express their deep appreciation to Dr. Joshi and staff, Hospice of Iredell County, Dr. Ghim, and Madison Batchelor, RN, of Iredell Memorial Hospital for their love and care of Mrs. Lambert.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bright Light Baptist Church, 478 Trinity Road, Statesville, NC 28625. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.troutmanfuneralhome.com.
Troutman Funeral Home is serving the family.