Nancy George Evans, a.k.a. “Mama Tertle”, 82, of Spring Grove, passed away at home on Monday, April 29, 2019. Nancy was the widow of Dennis C. Evans “Papa Tertle” and predeceased by her parents, Helen B. and R. Franklin George.
She and Dennis operated Skyanchor Campground for 25 years, where they held many activities for handicap awareness and scouting. They often taught Bible studies at Imperial Plaza in Richmond, in addition to many churches and retirement homes. Nancy was a retired Brookland Middle School (Henrico Co.) physical education teacher and held degrees from Longwood and James Madison Universities. She was a long time member Alpha Delta Kappa/Mu Chapter, a physical education sorority, and Northminster Baptist Church. She and Dennis regularly attended Salem United Methodist Church, Spring Grove.
Nancy is survived by her brothers, William F. George (Linda) of Roanoke, and Robert E. George (Kathleen) of Glen Allen. Additional survivors include cousins, Carol J. McNamara (Jay) of Richmond and W. Allen Harrison (Sandy) of Jupiter, FL; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A graveside service is scheduled for 11 AM on Monday, May 6, 2019, at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Richmond.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Skyanchor Campground, PO Box 7, Spring Grove, VA 23881.
The family would like to express appreciation to Robin Toothman for the care she provided to both Nancy and Dennis during their final days.