July 1, 1938 - April 20, 2020
Mrs. Evelyn Elizabeth Rakestraw, age 81, of Powder Springs, GA, passed away on Monday April 20, 2020. Mrs. Rakestraw was born in Jasper, GA to parents, the late Mr. William Virgil Burnette and the late Mrs. Pearlie Carrie Naomi Berry. Mrs. Rakestraw met and fell in love with her soulmate, Mr. Roland Kirk Rakestraw, to whom she was married for many loving years until his passing. She loved spending time with her family and will be dearly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing her. Mrs. Rakestraw is survived by her loving children, Mrs. Cathy Seevers (Jesse), Mrs. Denise Hannah (Lee), Mrs. Lynn House, and Mrs. Stacy Kennedy; brother, Mr. Cotton Burnette and sister, Mrs. Linda Densmore; 13 grandchildren;10 great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews also survive. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Rakestraw is preceded in death by her loving husband, Mr. Roland Rakestraw, daughter Dorice Poss, and one grandson. In keeping with current restrictions and guidelines concerning COVID-19 and for the health and safety of those in attendance, private family graveside services will be held on Wednesday April 22, 2020 at 1:00 PM. For anyone wishing to see the committal service electronically for Mrs. Rakestraw, her service will be streamed live via the Jeff Eberhart Funeral Home Facebook page. Those wishing to view the live stream may open the following link at 1:00 PM on Wednesday April 22, 2020 to view the service online. Link to Jeff Eberhart Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/jeffeberhartfuneralhome. Please join the family in honoring his life by visiting www.jeffeberhartfuneralhome.com to sign the register book and share a memory. Jeff Eberhart Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Evelyn Rakestraw.
Mrs. Evelyn Elizabeth Rakestraw, age 81, of Powder Springs, GA, passed away on Monday April 20, 2020. Mrs. Rakestraw was born in Jasper, GA to parents, the late Mr. William Virgil Burnette and the late Mrs. Pearlie Carrie Naomi Berry. Mrs.... View Obituary & Service Information
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