Eva J. ‘Evie’ Grayson

Eva J. “Evie” Grayson, 61, Altoona, died Tuesday at Select Specialty Hospital, Johnstown.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Donald and Joan (Staley) Hoover.

Surviving are a longtime life partner, Russell Jones; two daughters: Tracy Williams and Amber Hatfield, both of Altoona; six grandchildren: Dylan, Lindsey, Tre, Keirsten, Blake and Haleigh; two great-grandchildren: Coltin and Kamden; and three siblings: Nancy Mock and David and Donald Hoover, all of Altoona.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Susan Reffner.

Eva was a 1970 graduate of Altoona Area High School and a graduate of Altoona School of Commerce. She was a supporter of the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society, American Humane Association, Paralyzed Veterans of America and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Services will be at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are by The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona.