Stay in the know! Sign up to get Fauquier County news updates delivered to your inbox.
Advertise on Fauquier Now!
Do you agree with Gov. Ralph Northam’s proposal to raise teacher pay 5 percent with a tax windfall? Vote!
Free classifieds! Members can also post calendar events, news, opinions and more ... all for free! Register now!
Login · Forgot Your Password?
« Share this page
Get email news alerts delivered to your inbox.

Obituaries » Evelyn Kerr

Evelyn Kerr, a tireless champion of all that is beautiful and right, entered her rest on Friday evening, June 1, 2018, at her home in Castleton. She was 71.

She is remembered for her deep devotion to family, the many ways she uplifted her community, and an enduring faith that was her motivation for both.

Her appreciation for beauty was lived out in every dimension of her life, including her pastimes and professional involvements. It included membership in area garden clubs and election as a director of the Culpeper Soil and Water Conservation District, representing Rappahannock County. She and her husband, David, were early supporters, ushers and frequent patrons of the Castleton Festival.

Evelyn was well-traveled, well-read and highly competitive. Friends found her able to offer travel tips and memories from Thailand to Italy or to cite sources from the classics to Twitter in conversations, columns and letters to editors. For many years, her competitive spirit was demonstrated on tennis courts across the region. In later years, it was evident in her political leadership, including as chair of the Rappahannock County Republican Committee.

A deep love of the good things in life came from her love of life itself, and devotion to its Maker. Baptized Evelyn Marie, the daughter of Virgil and Elinor Triplett Everhart, she would go on to be an early parishioner of St. Peter Catholic Church in Washington, Virginia, where she taught religious education. She was the wife of David Kerr from June 7, 1975, until her death, and the mother of three children, Christopher Matthew and his wife Diana of Ashburn, CariAnne and her husband Daryl Kreml of Sudbury, Massachusetts, and Keirsten Davena and her husband Paul Brown of Amissville. She was the proud grandmother of 11 grandchildren.

Evelyn Kerr was a lifelong champion of the sanctity of life. In her death, she has requested that contributions in her memory be made to Warrenton Pregnancy Center, 400 Holiday Court, Suite 101, Warrenton, Va. 20186.

A visitation take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, at Moser Funeral Home in Warrenton. A Funeral Mass will take place at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 7, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Warrenton. A burial and reception will follow at St. Peter Catholic Church and Cemetery in Washington, Va.

Online condolences may be offered at
Member comments
To comment, please log in or register.
Facebook comments

Obituaries » Most Recent

Clarence E. Butler, 96, of Bealeton,
died Thursday, December 13, 2018
Elmer A. O’Bannon Jr., 83, of Hartwood,
died Monday, December 10, 2018
George Turner Jr., 40, of Bealeton,
died Monday, December 10, 2018
Nancy Petty, 73, of Amissville,
died Monday, December 10, 2018
Lair B. Reister, 91, of Warrenton ,
died Sunday, December 9, 2018
Darlene M. Talbot, 60, of Warrenton ,
died Saturday, December 8, 2018
J. Brooks Semple, 92, of Warrenton ,
died Saturday, December 8, 2018
Vergie May Brown, 90, of Warrenton ,
died Saturday, December 8, 2018
Pearl J. Page, 97, of Fleming Island, Fla.,
died Friday, December 7, 2018
Warren Lee Glascock Jr., 75, of Boyce,
died Thursday, December 6, 2018
View All Obituaries »
« Share this page
Get e-mail news alerts
delivered to your inbox.
Enter your e-mail address
© Copyright 2011-2018

50 Culpeper Street, Suite 3
Warrenton, Virginia 20187
Crime Log
Add Your News
The Big Picture
Ellen’s Kitchen
and Garden

Real Estate
For Sale
Legal Notices
Post an Ad
Terms of Service