Pegram, Evelyn L. Altizer

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Evelyn L. Altizer Pegram, 69, passed away on Sunday, February 24, 2008, at NC Baptist Hospital in Winston Salem, N.C. Evelyn was born in Christiansburg, Va., on November 24, 1938, the daughter of Sherman and Rachel Hinkley Altizer.

She worked in the Office of the United States Federal Magistrate in Greensboro until her retirement. She enjoyed dancing, spending time at the beach, fishing, and taking care of her “four legged friend” Lulu. She was a devoted wife, loving mother and grandmother and enjoyed the times she could spend with them.

Evelyn was preceded in death by her daughter, Pam Stephens, in 2003. Those left behind to cherish her memory are her husband, George W. Pegram; daughter, Sherry Grimes and husband, Rick, of Kernersville, N.C.; sister, Dorothy Harris and husband, Curtis, of Riner, Va.; brothers, Charlie Altizer, of Christiansburg, Va., and Terry Altizer and wife, Diedra, of Blacksburg, Va. Grandchildren surviving are Jeremy Whitley, of Florida, Brandon Grimes, of Kernersville, and Jennifer, Nicol, Jessica and Michael Stephens, of Colorado.

Hanes Lineberry Sedgefield Chapel is assisting the Pegram family. Online condolences may be sent to