Ann Evans Callender

Published 6:00 am Wednesday, December 28, 2005

Services for Ann Evans Callender, of Brookhaven, are 11 a.m.Thursday, Dec. 29 at Philadelphia Baptist Church with burial in thechurch cemetery.

Visitation is today from 5 to 9 p.m. at Brookhaven FuneralHome.

Mrs. Callender, 63, died Dec. 25, 2005, at Mississippi BaptistMedical Center in Jackson. She was born in Straight Bayou on April28, 1942, to Ira Lee Evans and Grace Jordan Evans.

She was a draftsman, dietitian, homemaker and mother. She was amember of Philadelphia Baptist Church, where she was organist forseveral years. She was also a member of the Order of the EasternStar.

Preceding her in death were her parents; a son, Mark EvanCallender; her brother, Edward Evans; and a sister, NitaBrooks.

Survivors are her husband of 48 years, Edwin Dale Callender, ofBrookhaven; her daughters, Dana D. Scroggs and her husband, Leroy,and Grace A. Richardson and her husband, James, all of Caseyville;her brother, John W. Evans, of Glen Rose, Texas; her sisters, JoCarlisle, of Memphis, Faye Barley, of Eugene, Ore., and Lynn Moyerand Katherine Nixon, both of Florence, Ore.; five grandchildren;and three great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Philadelphia Baptist Church MusicFund.