Mavis Evans

Published 12:01 pm Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, in Mt. Olive for Mrs. Mavis Evans, 97, of Prentiss who died March 11, 2017, at her place of residence in Prentiss.  Burial followed at Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Rev. Trent Sullivan officiated. Pallbearers were: Brian Evans, Daniel Evans, Wade Evans, Joseph Gatewood, Kenneth Evans and Bobby Harless. Saulters Moore Funeral Home of Prentiss handled all arrangements.

Mrs. Evans was born October 16, 1919, in Simpson County.  She was the daughter of Jasper T. Jones and Addie Gray Jones. She was a homemaker.  She was a very active member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.

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Mrs. Evans is survived by her son, Billy Evans (Mary Alice) of Prentiss; two daughters, Janice (James) Gatewood of Prentiss and Rita Cliburn (Mansil) of Harrisville; 12 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren and two great- great grandchildren; one sister, Oneida Daughdrill of Ocean Springs and one brother, Aubrey Jones of Casada, Alabama.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dale; one son Jimmy, eight brothers, one sister, two grandsons and one great granddaughter.

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