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Obituary for Evelyn Scarborough

Evelyn Jenkins Scarborough, 61 of Polkville Road, Shelby, passed away on Tuesday, March 7, 2023 at Atrium Health - Cleveland.

Born in Cleveland County, NC on August 9, 1961, she was the daughter of the late Robert Lee Jenkins and Lula Mae Smith Jenkins. Evelyn was employed by Furnlite and was a member of Corinth Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by four brothers, Robert, John William, Gene and Clayton and six sisters, Diane, Daisy, Josephine, Dee, Lucy and Jeanette.

Survivors include her husband of 39 years, Randy Lee Scarborough; two sons, Gary Scarborough of Lenoir and Brandon Scarborough of Cherryville; a daughter, Brittany Scarborough of Shelby; three grandchildren, Carter Scarborough, Nataleigha Scarborough and Tanner Scarborough and two sisters, Peggy Butler of Shelby and Pauline Hudson of Casar.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, March 11, 2023 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at Corinth Baptist Church.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, March 11, 2023 at 2:00 pm at Corinth Baptist Church.

The burial will follow the service in the Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

A guest register is available at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., Fallston, NC.