Eva Greer Jeffries

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October 19, 1926 ~ June 15, 2021

Born in: Jacksonville, NC
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Eva Greer Jeffries, 94, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at her home in Asheville, NC.

Born in Jacksonville, NC, she was the youngest of five children. In 1944, at the age of 17, she married her husband Grant Wendell Jeffries, who was a young Marine Corps pilot preparing to serve in WWII. She was his loving wife for 58 years until his death in 2002.

Eva loved to study the Bible and taught Sunday school at Calvary Baptist Church in Winston-Salem for more than 25 years. That time fostered many great friendships, with friends who have remained loving and faithful. Her grandchildren were a great joy in her life. She loved hosting them, laughing with them, and stuffing them with desserts.

She was preceded in death by her siblings, her husband Grant, and a daughter, Ginger Dawn Jeffries. Surviving are her son, Dr. Brentley Jeffries and wife Coral of Asheville; 4 grandchildren, Ian Jeffries, Nathaniel Jeffries (Amy), Gib Jeffries (Erin), and Anna Van Zytveld (Andrew); and 3 great grandchildren, Enoch, Sojourner, and Kyria Jeffries.

A graveside service will be held Friday, June 18, at 1:00 p.m., at Forsyth Memorial Park in Winston-Salem.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Samaritan’s Purse, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607.


Graveside Service: June 18, 2021 1:00 pm

Forsyth Memorial Park
3771 Yadkinville Road
Winston Salem, NC 27106

Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. Godly, loving, caring woman who epitomized Jesus in every aspect of her life! She leaves behind a great name and legacy pointing all to Jesus Christ. She touched many lives including mine. I am better because I knew her!

  2. Dear Brent and family,

    I’m sorry to read of your Mom’s passing but know where she is with your Dad and sister what joy she must be experiencing. God bless you and know that we’ll be praying for your family.

  3. I’m sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. She was a very godly, mentor and friend. We enjoyed many times together and I will always remember her love and kindness. May God bless you and your family with peace.

  4. Brent and Family, So sorry for your loss! What a wonderful Christian lady!! Was a blessing to have been a friend of hers. Was in her Sunday School class for years! I am sure that our Lord and Savior said to her, ” Welcome my good and faithful servant!!” May God hold you in His arms and give you peace!

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