Eva M. Cramer

Eva M. Pearce Cramer, 81, of 92 Bates Road, Bradford, formerly of Duke Center, passed away, April 20, 2024, at Hugh Chatham Health in Elkin NC.

Born April 11, 1943, in Spangler, she was a daughter of the late James and Edith (Fliger) Garvey. 

On April 30, 1960, in Rossiter, she married Harry L. "Sonnie" Pearce Jr. who preceded her in death on January 18, 2018. On April 10, 2021, at the Assembly of God Church she married Fred A. Cramer, Sr., who survives.

After raising her children, she was employed at Case Cutlery, then in the meat departments at Sal’s & Son’s, Bells Supermarket, and Tops. Prior to her retirement she worked at Bradford Electronics.

Eva was a member of the Abundant Life Assembly of God Church. She enjoyed sewing and was an accomplished seamstress, and she loved working with her flowers and roses bushes. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Eva is survived by one daughter, Beverly Jean (Dale) Netzel, of Killen, TX, three sons, Timothy J. (Rebekah) Pearce, of Havlock, NC, Matthew Todd (Dawn) Pearce, of Duke Center, and Bradley S. (Kelly) Pearce, of Duke Center, one stepson, David E. Cramer, of Cleveland, TN, 29 grandchildren, and many great grandchildren, one sister, Katherine (the late Lee) Sherwood, of Nanty Glo, one brother, Thomas (the late Sue Ellen) Garvey, of Havlock, NC, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, first husband Sonnie of 57 years, one son, Richard Douglas Pearce, who died January of 2024, two brothers, Richard Garvey and Bill Garvey, four sisters, Betty Baer, Shirley Sutter, Cecilia “Ginger” Self, and Jean Kopas, one stepson, Fred A. Cramer, Jr, and one stepdaughter, Linda L. Miller.

Family will receive friends on Sunday April 28, 2024, in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., 33 South Avenue, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm and 6:00 to 8:00 pm. On Monday funeral services will be held at 10:00 am in the Abundant Life Assembly of God Church, with the Rev. Ron Spencer, Pastor officiating. Burial will be in Canoe Ridge Cemetery in Rossiter.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.

Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to the Abundant Life Assembly of God Church, or the charity of the donor's choice.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.hollenbeckcahill.com




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All Condolences -

To Fred. So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you. May God bless.
— Larry and Suzie Fox


  • To Fred. So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you. May God bless.

    — Larry and Suzie Fox