John Richard Evans

Published 10:13 am Tuesday, December 27, 2022

Graveside service for Mr. John Richard Evans will be 2 p.m., Wednesday, December 28, 2022, in New Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mr. Evans, 81, of Brookhaven, died December 25, 2022, in Brookhaven. He was also born in Brookhaven, June 11, 1941, to Homer Evans and Inez Elizabeth McNeill Evans. He worked as a U. C. & M. Supervisor for Entergy.

He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 58 years, Eva Lee Evans; his parents; younger brother, Clyde Neil Evans; nephew, Bobby Cruz; and niece, Stephanie Evans.

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Those left to cherish his memory are his children, Anthony Evans (Joyce) and Jody Evans (Tammie); brother, Joey Evans (Bobbie); sister, Kathy Evans Alpe; two grandchildren, Amanda Evans and Anna Evans Atkinson; four great grandchildren, Isabella Ferguson, Ava Leigh Ingram, A.J. Ingram, and Atleigh Atkinson. He is also survived by niece, Adrienne Evans and nephew, Phillip Townsend (Yen), as well as a host of other nieces and nephews; and special friends, Freddie & Rita Gorenflo and Tommy & Amy Tullos.

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