Evelyn A. Spellman, affectionately known as EL. P and little Evelyn, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 4, 2020. Evelyn was born on Monday, July 7, 1947 in Norfolk, VA. She attended Booker T. Washington High School.
Evelyn called Enoch Baptist Church her church home for over 30 years. She was a member of the Contemporary Choir where she sang lead on some of her favorite gospel songs. She is fondly remembered for her Pineapple Coconut Cakes she made for church functions.
She worked for Legal Aide of Norfolk, a bus driver, cafeteria worker for Norfolk Public Schools, worked with Senior Citizen groups and was a Security Guard for Norfolk High-Rise. Evelyn loved people, helping others, and will always be remembered for being the life of the party.
Evelyn is preceded in death by her mother Isa German Jordan, her brother Rudolph Jordan, grandparents John and Evelyn Payton, aunt Mary Jones, niece Katina Jones, uncle John Payton, Jr. and cousin Dawn Payton. Evelyn will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Antonio Q. Spellman, Sr.; god-daughters, Genera Walker and Kelly Barksdale;
god-son, John C. Butler III; aunt, Joy Miles (Walter); nephew, George M. Jones, Jr. (Zenda); cousins, Angie Ferbee and Katara Spencer; close friends, Scarlette, Mary, Joyce and Evelyn and many more nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.