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Will Noah Evans Obituary

Submitted by: David Webb

Source: Tupelo Journal, May 27, 1937; page 1

Will Noah EVANS
d. May 25, 1937

The body of W.N. Evans well-known former Lee County resident, who died Tuesday in West Memphis, Ark., arrived last night from Memphis for final burial this morning at 10 o'clock at Union cemetery, 10 miles south of Tupelo on Highway 6.  He was 56 years old.

Mr. Evans was born and reared in the Union community and leaves a large number of friends there.  After his marriage to Miss. Annie Shackleford, he left Lee County almost 25 years ago and became manager of some Arkansas' largest plantations and at the time of his death he was managing two plantations near West Memphis.

He is survived by three daughters, Bessie, Polly, and Annie Lou; and two sons, David and Kelsey.  Though all his daughters now live in Memphis and his two sons in West Memphis, Mr. Evans was brought back  to Union for burial beside his parents.