Evelyn Medley

March 12, 2024

Evelyn Medley Obituary

Evelyn Medley, age 85, born in Harlem, New York on July 1st, 1938, an formerly of Morristown, New Jersey, passed away on Tuesday, March 12th. 2024. Evelyn was baptized in 1973 as a Jehovah's Witness an faithfully served Jehovah God for the remainder of her life. She was a graduate of Morristown, High School. Right after graduation, she
was employed by the New Jersey Department of Transportation,  as a Principal Typist, until her  retirement. She was  a beloved wife mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend to many. She loved all her brothers, and her sister immensely, always talking about how much she enjoyed being with them and with family. 

Her favorite past times were watching the news, game and talk shows. She really enjoyed  the Olympics when  they came around. She even attended the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta Georgia with her youngest son Ronald  Medley. Her  favorite  football  team at  times was the Philadelphia Eagles, of course when they were winning, and she was so happy when they finally made it to the Super Bowl. Evelyn was a Phenomenal  Woman. She was generous, loving, thoughtful, smart caring, kind, supportive, and most of all Loving toward everyone she encountered. All-around Beautiful Person. Her knowledge was endless as she enjoyed  reading books, doing crossword puzzles, and often prided herself on her handwriting as so many complimented her and were impressed at how neat her penmanship was. 

If you had the opportunity to know Evelyn, you  know that there was a light that illuminated her. She touched each person  that she met and knew, and that light just shined brighter and  brighter as  she exemplified the true  essence of Love! Evelyn Medley is predeceased by her parents,. William, and Hattie Neely. Brothers, Billy Neely, James Neely, Joe Neely, and Kenny Neely. 

She is survived by  her  brothers, Harold Neely, Robert  Neely, and sister Barbara Thomas. She is  also survived  by her two sons and three daughters,  Son, John R   Medley Jr., (Catherine Rice-Medley), grandson  Aaron   Medley, Son Ronald J. Medley,  (Sandra Medley), grandsons, Ramiah, Racaial, and Ra8hawn. Medley, Daughter, Leslie Medley, grandson, Eric Pressley, Lamont Sabb Jr. and  granddaughter Ericka Pressley,  Daughter Carla  Medley, granddaughters, Tahara Medley, Asia Medley,   and  Yah'naya  Lewis,  Daughter,  Monica  D. Mackson,(william E. Mackson), granddaughters, Shayla Imani Coleman, and  Summaya Iman. Plummer. 

Evelyn Medley  also  leaves to  cherish  her  loving  memory of  19 great-grandchildren. Naquan Green, Kamyi Burnett, Rayshawn Burnett, Za'Mil Hizer, Mila Robinson, Summer Robinson, Zariana  Amyla McRae, Azaria Bailey, Victoria Cole, Erie Pressley,  Erin Pressley,  Ciana Medley, Myla Medley, Zanyii Medley, Joshua Medley, Laci Sabb, Legend Sabb, Laree Sabb Levi Sabb. 


 A Memorial service will be held at 12:30pm Saturday, March 23, 2024 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 94 Claremont Rd, Franklin Park, NJ 08823.  Calling hours will be 4-7pm Friday, March 22, 2024 at Hughes Funeral Home, 324 Bellevue Ave., Trenton, NJ 08618. Interment will be private.

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Calling Hour
March 22, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hughes Funeral Home
324 Bellevue Ave, Trenton
Trenton, NJ 08618

Memorial Services
March 23, 2024

12:30 PM
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses
94 Claremont Rd
Franklin Park, NJ 08823

Private Interment


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