Published 9:07 am Thursday, August 24, 2023
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2023, at St. James Missionary Baptist Church in Oakvale for Mrs. Vordia Evans, 83, who passed away on Friday, Aug. 11, 2023, at her residence. Rev. A. Norwood officiated with interment following in Crossover Cemetery in Oakvale. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She is the daughter of the late James Robertson and Aradia Tyrone. She was a member of St. James Missionary Baptist Church where she served as an usher, secretary, choir, Sunday school teacher, and assistant superintendent of Sunday school.
Mrs. Evans was a retired educator who enjoyed crossword puzzles, reading, and sewing.
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She is survived by her daughter, Tanya Evans of Hattiesburg; brother, Malone Davis of Silver Creek; sisters, Amelia Moore of Atta Loma, California; Jacqueline Haynes-Sims of Hattiesburg; one granddaughter and many other relatives and friends.