2017-11-29 / Obituaries

James Evans


James M. Evans, 77, of Vernon, Fla., passed away Nov. 25, 2017.

Mr. Evans was born Sept. 28, 1940, in Seminole County, Ga., to Durward and Mary Mae Justice Evans. He was a resident of the Washington County area since moving from Albany, Ga., in 1976. He was a member of Calvary Hill Pentecostal Church.

Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Sidney Clark Evans.

Survivors include his wife, Lila Yvonne Evans of Vernon; one daughter, Debbie Coatney and husband Rickey of Vernon; two sons, Joseph Bryant Evans and wife Carlene, and Johnny Evans and wife Sherri, all of Vernon; three brothers, Joseph Dwight Evans and wife Cathy of Blakely, William Garlin Evans and wife Susan of Iron City, Ga., and Roy Rogers Evans and wife Paula of Abilene, Texas; one sister, Maggie Dale Wise of Hawkinsville, Ga.; eight grandchildren and six greatgrandchildren.

Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, at Liberty Church of Vernon, Fla., with Rev Tim Bush officiating. Interment followed in Weeks Cemetery.

Obert Funeral Home of Chipley, Fla., was in charge of arrangements.

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