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CHISOLM, Dr. Evelyn Dr. Evelyn Chisolm passed on March 14, 2017 at 89yrs old. She was a long-time educator, Professor and Director of Spelman College Nursery School. Dr. EWC was born in Atlanta, Georgia. She was the eldest of the Willis Sisters (Martha, Bernice, Myrtice), daughters of Mrs. Myrtice and Mr. John Willis. Evelyn grew up as a member of Wheat Street Baptist Church under the watchful eyes of Rev. William H. Borders and Mrs. Julia P. Borders. Mrs. Julia P. Borders and Evelyn spent a lot of time together on various projects that strengthened Evelyn's desire to do her best. With that foundation, Evelyn enriched her education at David T. Howard and Washington High class of '45. She further pursued degrees from Spelman College C'49, Howard University C'56, Atlanta University C'83. Evelyn believed in education, especially early education. She taught in Elementary School classrooms prior to taking on the position as Director of Spelman College Nursery School in 1963; she taught on campus as well. Evelyn was Director of the Nursery for 21yrs and a Professor at Spelman College for 46yrs when she retired from in 2009. Dr. EWC will be missed. Evelyn's farewell service will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 1:00pm at Wheat Street Baptist Church in Atlanta, GA.; Interment Lincoln Cemetery. Viewing will be held on Friday, March 24, 2017 at our Chapel from 2pm-8pm. Willie A. Watkins Historic West End Chapel, 404-758-1731.

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  • Thursday, March 16, 2017
    The staff of Willie A. Watkins Funeral Home will keep you and your family in our prayers.
    ~ Willie A. Watkins Funeral Home
  • Friday, March 17, 2017
    I would like to offer my condolences to the Chisolm family and may God be a refuge and strength in your time of sorrow.(Psalms 46:1)
    ~ P. Watts   GA
  • Saturday, March 18, 2017
    Dear Chisolm family, please accept my deepest sympathies. I am very sorry for your loss. Losing a loved one in death can leave us with feelings of sorrow and grief. But there is a beautiful hope we can look forward to. Isaiah 25:8 says, "He will swallow up death forever, and the Sovereign Lord Jehovah will wipe away the tears from all faces." So not only will Almighty God eliminate death, but he will remove the feelings of sadness that come from losing someone we love, and replace those feelings with comfort and hope. If you would like more Bible-based information, you can visit our website at www.jw.org.
    ~ Brittany   IL
  • Friday, March 17, 2017
    My family and I would like to offer our sincere thoughts and prayers for your loss. The bible promises a resurrection hope and we help knowing that brings you some comfort. Our condolences are with your family at this time.
    ~ Daniella Desrosiers   Phoenix, AZ
  • Tuesday, March 21, 2017
    My sincerest condolences to the friends and family of Mr. Dr.Chilsolm's. During this difficult time, you can pour out your heart to the "God of all comfort" for help. 2 Corinthians 1:3,4.
    ~ A Taylor   Decatur, GA
  • Sunday, March 19, 2017
    I am sorry for your loss, please accept my sincere condolences. I hope the family will find some comfort and strength in Jesus promise of the earthly resurrection(Acts 24:15)and the renewed Paradise earth, where death will be no more and no family will mourn the death of a loved one.-Revelation 21:3,4;John 5:28,29;Luke 23:43. may GOD(Psalms 83:18)grant you peace and comfort now, during this grievous time.-Matthew 5:4.
    ~ M Jones   New Bern, NC
  • Tuesday, March 21, 2017
    To the Chisolm family. I am so sorry for your loss. The Bible says at Isaiah 25:8 that Jehovah will swallow up death forever. and we can see our loved ones again. L-conley@hotmail.com
    ~ Lynn b. conley   panama city beach, FL
  • Sunday, March 19, 2017
    To the family and friends of Dr. Evelyn Chisolm, my deepest sympathy on the lost of your loved one. The Bible says"there is going to be a resurrection {Acts 24:15} A real hope of being reunited with your dead loved ones {John 5:28,29} Jehovah God hates death he views it as an enemy {1 Corinthians 15:26} will undo death by means of the resurrection. Jehovah God yearns to bring back those who are in his memory and to see them live on earth again {John 14:14.15} For further information and encouragement please visit www.jw.org
    ~ Diana   TX
  • Monday, March 20, 2017
    To the Family and Friends: Please accept my expression of sympathy. I am sorry for your loss. The death of a love one is a painful experience. Our Heavenly Father is well aware of the hurt you feel. May the God of all comfort provide you with strength in this most difficult time (2 Corinthians 1:3,4). God promises that soon He will remove all causes of pain, suffering, and death (Revelation 21:3,4). We know that Almighty Jehovah God has not only the power but also yearns to fulfill this promise. Until that time, may you find comfort in this promise and treasure the special memories you shared.
    ~ L. Brown
  • Monday, March 20, 2017
    May the precious memories of your loved one be a comfort to you during this time of sorrow..
    ~ Mary Gachett   Atlanta, Georgia
  • Wednesday, March 22, 2017
    I know it's hard losing someone you love in death, but the memories of that love one, will last forever in your heart and mind. May you find comfort in the scripture which speaks of God, being the God of all comfort who never intended for anyone to fall asleep in death. It's also comforting to know that your loved one is also remembered by God, such a wonderful provision. - 2 Corinthians 1:3,4 May this article provide you some comfort: https://www.jw.org/finder?pub=wp16&issue=201609&wtlocale=E&srcid=share
    ~ Shelly