Funeral services for Mrs. Myrtle Evans were held at 10 a.m. Feb. 25,
2019, at the New Chapel Pentecostal Church. Mrs. Evans, 90, died Feb.
22, 2019, at The Landmark Nursing Home in Collins.
Rev. Ken Hickman officiated. Burial was in the New Chapel Cemetery.
Saulters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were Jonathan Thomas, Dale Dunn, Thomas Hamilton, Steve
Dyess, Jim Hamilton and Justin Evans.
Myrtle Evans was born July 4, 1928, in Lincoln County to Hulon B.
Walker and Amanda Manasco Walker. She was a homemaker and a member of
New Chapel United Pentecostal Church in Collins.
She was preceded in death by her mother and father; husband, Palmer
Eugene Evans; two sons, Mitchell and Toxie Evans; and one sister
Mrs. Evans is survived by her three daughters, Margie Wilson of
Prentiss, Dianne Clark (Dennis) of Hattiesburg and Pam McNair (Johnny)
of Pinola; two sons, Dennis Evans (Sue) and Jerry Evans (Verlon Sue)
all of Jena, Louisiana; twenty grandchildren and a host of great
Visitation was Feb. 24, 2019, from 5 to 8 p.m. at New Chapel United
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