May Evelyn London

May 31, 1940 ~ March 28, 2022 (age 81)


On March 28 May Evelyn London made her final journey home to be with the Lord.  She was 81 years old.  Born May Evelyn Jackson, May 31, 1940, to Thurmond and Sarah Jackson in Haywood County.

At the age of 29, she pursued her Licensed Practical Nurse certificate and began working for Baptist Hospital Central in 1973.  While working at Baptist in the critical care unit for 10 years, she earned her registered nursing degree.  She was passionate about her profession and loved teaching.  She later transferred as emergency room staff to Baptist Memorial Tipton in Covington.  In 2001 she was recognized for her excellence in nursing and awarded Nurse of the Year for Baptist Health Care Systems.   


In 1957 she married Robert Rondel London of Halls, Tennessee.  Their 57-year union blessed them with 3 children, Robin (Marlen) Horn, David (Tami) London, and Brett (Mary Gay) London.  Grandchildren, Jessica (David) Smith, Brittany Horn, Tyler Horn, Ana Horn, Jacob London, and Joshua London.  And one beautiful great-grandchild, Carson Smith.


She leaves behind a loving sister, Sharon Jackson Halbrook, and two adoring nieces, Joy Goad Ellison and Rachel Halbrook Wright, along with two great-nieces, Avery Evelyn Wright and Elodie Josephine Wright.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Rondel, and a sister, Linda Goad.  She loved nothing more than serving her church. Flowers are welcome but contributions may be sent to, Calvary Baptist Church 51 S, Covington, TN 38019 – 901.476.4433  

Visitation for May Evelyn London will be on March 30, 2022 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.  A private service will be held for family only on March 31, 2022.

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March 30, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Maley - Yarbrough Chapel

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