Johnnie Williams Evans Obituary
Submitted by: David Webb
Source: Tupelo Journal , September 19, 1962; page 4
Mrs. D.L. Evans died at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at her home in the Union community near Plantersville. She was 83. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Union Methodist Church with the Rev. Porter Gunter officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Spain Funeral Home in charge.
Mrs. Evans was a daughter of the late Captain and Mrs. Jim Williams of Verona. She was a member of Union Methodist Church. She leaves four sons, Edgar Evans of Tupelo, David Evans of Union, C.L. Evans of Franklin, La., and Boyd Evans of Memphis; a daughter, Mrs. Jewell Pearsell of Tupelo; a sister, Mrs. Will Conn of Birmingham, Ala.; 15 grandchildren and 28 great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be
Medford Knowles, Bill Gray, Dick Holloway, George Crow, J.M. Savery, Jr.,
Billy Rinehart and Don Harrison, Jr. The body will be at the funeral
home until it is carried to the church at 1 p.m. to lie in state until
time for services.