Evelyn B. Gotts
VIRGINIA BEACH — Evelyn Byron Gotts, 76, died Jan. 28, 2001, in her home. Born in Thompsonville, Conn., she was the daughter of the late Emmett J. and Eliza Byron. She retired from the American Red Cross after 32 years of service and was a member of Star of the Sea Catholic Church.
She is survived by her former husband, Carl Gotts; a son, Carl Andrew Gotts and wife, Marti, of St. Croix, Virgin Islands; five brothers, Emmett R. Byron and wife, Marion, of California, Henry Byron and wife, Peggy, of Oregon, Alfred Byron of Connecticut, Thomas Byron of Alaska, Robert Byron and wife, Mary, of Connecticut; two sisters, Ethel Reeves and husband, Paul, of Washington, Marion Fecteau of Florida; a lifelong friend, Stella Eddy of Connecticut; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, Virginia Beach, by Father James E. Dorson, pastor. The family will receive at the church Thursday from 6 to 7 p.m. Altmeyer Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Toys for Tots of St. Croix, Virgin Islands, P.O. Box 26157, St. Croix, V.I. 00824 or to the Virginia Beach Rescue Squad, 740 Virginia Beach Blvd., Virginia Beach, VA 23451.