Proffitt, Eva McCormick

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Eva Purnell McCormick Proffitt, 83 of Christiansburg, VA formerly of Roanoke, VA, went to be with the Lord on February 23, 2019. Eva was born on September 13, 1935 in Waiteville, WV, and was a daughter of the late Edward Houston McCormick and Mattie Jane Surface McCormick.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Nancy Martin and Sarita Steele; three brothers, Elzie McCormick, Jimmy McCormick and Ronnie McCormick. She is survived by son, Danny Cronk and wife Cheryl, grandsons, Nathan and Ben Cronk, of Floyd, VA; sister Ella Dillon of Twinsburg, OH; sister Linda Buckland and husband Sonny, of Rich Creek, VA; brother Paul McCormick and wife Jean, of Ripplemead, VA; and many special nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 11:00 am at the Givens Funeral Chapel in Pearisburg with Pastor Walter Wood officiating with burial following in the Mt. Zion Cemetery, Waiteville, WV. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour before the service from 10 – 11am. Prior to Thursday, friends may call on the family at the home of Linda and Sonny Buckland in Rich Creek.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation may be made to New Life Christian Ministries (5745 Airport Road, Roanoke, VA 24012) or a church or organization of your choice. Online condolences can be sent to the family at