Linda Faye Roberts Evans

Published 9:02 pm Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Funeral services for Linda Faye Roberts Evans, of Brookhaven, were held Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Riverwood Family Funeral Service with burial at Union Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation was Jan. 3, 2017, from 5 until 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Evans, 73, died Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, at Jefferson Davis Community Hospital in Prentiss. She was born Feb. 28, 1943. She was a member of Victory Baptist Church where she loved worshipping her Jesus. She was a retired accountant with Georgia Pacific and was a charter member of the Wacky Widow Women Club.

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Preceding her in death were her parents, Willie Hewitt “WH” Roberts and Lola White Roberts; her husband, Jimmy Dale Evans; a son, Brian Dahl; a granddaughter, Karlianna Brumfield; and her brother, Frank Roberts.

Survivors include her son, Kenneth Evans and wife, Carol; her daughters, Brenda Evans Smith and husband, Tim, Belinda Evans Jones-Speed, Kristina Evans Brumfield and husband, Steven; her brother-in-law, Billy Evans and wife, Mary Alice; her sisters-in-law, Loretta Roberts, Janice Evans Gatewood and husband, James, and Rita Evans Cliburn and husband, Mancel; grandchildren, Reggie Jones, Todd Jones, Nicole Prather, Adam Brumfield, Evan Brumfield, Scott Evans, Trent Evans and Celeste Evans, Kristen Bishop and Samantha Wroten; six great-grandchildren; her mother-in-law, Mavis Evans; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends that she loved dearly. The legacy of Mrs. Evans’ kind spirit and love will live through them.

Memorials may be made to the Fair River Baptist Church Awana and youth program. She loved to see children, especially her grandchildren, grow in their faith.

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