Obituary for J. L. Evans
J. L. Evans, 87, of Dawsonville passed away Monday May 15, 2017 at Seasons Hospice following a period of declining health.
Born May 22, 1929 to the late Rufus and Gretell Evans, Mr. Evans was a lifelong resident of Dawson County. J. L. was formerly employed by Lockheed for a number of years after which he worked at Sawnee E.M.C. for 20 years until his retirement. A U. S. Army veteran and member of Lebanon Baptist Church, he was also preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Jama Moore Evans, a sister and 6 brothers.
Surviving are his son and daughter in law, Kenneth and Penny Evans, Dawsonville; grandchildren, Jessica and Terry Beck, Kimberly Evans, Luke and Tina Evans; great grandchildren, Dixie Scruggs, Destiney Ledford, Tori Beck, Clayton Beck, Vincent Beck, Cameron and Becca Hodges; great great grandchildren, Colton Hodges, Annabelle Hodges; sisters and brother in law, Dessie Westbrook, Dawsonville, Flonnie Westbrook, Marietta, Annell and Jerry Self, Woodstock; and a number of other relatives.
Funeral services will be held Thursday May 18, 2017 at 2 o’clock at Bearden Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Shannon Westbrook and Rev. Leonard W. Ridings will officiate. Interment will follow in the Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 2 until 8 at the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed at www.beardenfuneralhome.com.
Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA.