|Birth: ||Aug. 7, 1917|
South Carolina, USA
|Death: ||May 18, 2009|
Eva Mae married her beloved Urias LeFevre in 1934 and gave birth to five children: Pierce, Meurice, Andrea, Mylon, and Monteia. Named the First Lady of Gospel Music, she went on to sing and play piano for 86 years. Throughout her career, she was devoted to helping others know Christ our Lord. She received multiple Grammy and Dove nominations and awards. She was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame and the Georgia Music Hall of Fame. To view and share more about her life, please visit www.evamae.com. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Urias LeFevre; son, Pierce LeFevre; daughter, Andrea Charmagne; parents H.L. and Lydia Whittington; grandson, Monte Rae LeFevre, brothers, Curtis and James Whittington; and sisters, Ruth Williams, Jewel Nelms. Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, Meurice LeFevre Sr. and his wife Peggy, Mylon Rae LeFevre and his wife Christi; daughter, Cheris Monteia LeFevre; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; brother, Harry L. Whittington; sisters, Pearl Ballou, Naomi Smith, and Joyce Duncan; and numerous nieces and nephews. The family would like to extend a deep thank you to all of her extended family for their thoughts and prayers.
Urias LeFevre (1910 - 1979)*
Maintained by: Carol P.
Originally Created by: Mona Hura
Record added: May 18, 2009
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