Obituary of Estella Norwood Evans
Please share a memory of Estella to include in a keepsake book for family and friends.
ROCHESTER, NY – June 15, 2021 Estella Norwood Evans, of Pittsford, NY, passed away on June 15, 2021 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on March 10, 1950 in Blytheville, Arkansas. She attended the public schools in Detroit, Michigan and completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan. She also earned a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Connecticut and a Doctor of Social Work degree from Yeshiva University in New York City. In 1970 she married James H. Evans, Jr. and together they had three children, James H. Evans III, Jamila H. (Evans) Rogers and Jumaane H. Evans. Dr. Norwood Evans taught at Hunter College in New York, SUNY Brockport and Nazareth College. She received numerous honors and recognitions for her service to the field of social work education. Dr. Norwood Evans was an active member of the Delta Nu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Dr. Norwood Evans is survived by her three children and four grandchildren, Christian James Evans, Jayla Symone Rogers, Jadyn Valentina Rogers and Josiah Beau Robinson, as well as a sister, Valerie Norwood Nicholson, and a brother Ozzie Norwood Jr.; other relatives, church family and friends. Alpha Kappa Alpha "Ivy Beyond the Wall" Ceremony and Community Funeral Service to Celebrate her Life will be held 2:00 PM on Saturday, July 10 at Nazareth College Linehan Chapel 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, NY. Entombment White Haven Memorial Park, Pittsford, NY.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Estella Evans, please visit Tribute Store
Saturday, July 10, 2021
Nazareth College Linehan Chapel
4245 East Avenue
Rochester, New York, United States
Final Resting Place
White Haven Memorial Park
210 Marsh Road
Pittsford, New York, United States
Online Memory & Photo Sharing Event
About this Event
In Loving Memory
1950 - 2021
Look inside to read what others have shared
Family and friends are coming together online to create a special keepsake. Every memory left on the online obituary will be automatically included in this book.
Share Your Memory of
Be the first to upload a memory!
Millard E. Latimer & Son Funeral Directors, Inc. has been family-owned and operated for over 100 years. We provide your family the unique opportunity to receive our expert knowledge, experience and support.
Honest, Reliable and Efficient Funeral Service
with Dignity and Distinction
At Latimer's we are privileged to serve thousands of old and new Rochester area families. We offer the same compassionate, personal, and professional attention to everyone.
Millard E. Latimer & Son Funeral Directors, Inc.
983 South Plymouth Avenue
Rochester, NY 14608