George W. Evans III

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Mr. George W. Evans III, 84, formerly of Cartersville, Georgia, died Saturday, June 7, 2014, at North East Alabama Regional Medical Center. Born in Cartersville on March 31, 1930, he was the son of the late Georgia Washington Evans II and Lillian Crowe Evans Chapman. George retired from The Anniston Star as editor and was former managing editor of The Daily Tribune News in Cartersville from 1955-1959. Although a life-long Baptist, he had joined Liberty Hill Congregational Methodist Church. George was a gentle spirited man whom everyone loved. He loved his grandchildren, enjoyed reading, photography, collecting stamps and putting puzzles together. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Ann Knight Evans; his son, Ronnie Evans and his brother, Avery Chapman. Survivors include his sons, George W. "Sonny" Evans lV (Cindie), of Lynn Haven, Fla. and Tim C. Evans (Kathy), of Anniston; his grandchildren, Lauren Evans, of Atlanta, Ga., Jordan Evans, of Oxford and Kelsey Butler, of Huntsville; his brother, Ronald W. Evans and brother, William Chapman; along with numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, June 13, 2014, in the chapel of the Parnick Jennings Funeral Home and Cremation Services with the Reverend Wayne Knight officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, June 12, 2014, from 5 - 7 p.m. at K & L Brown Memory Chapel in Anniston. The family will receive friends in Cartersville from 1 - 2 p.m. on Friday at Parnick Jennings Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to: Liberty Hill CMC Hearing Impaired Audio Fund, 2824 County Rd 13, Heflin, Alabama, 36264. Parnick Jennings Funeral Home and Cremation Services is honored to serve the family of Mr. George W. Evans; please visit www.parnickjenningsfuneral.com to share memories or to leave condolences.
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Published in The Anniston Star on June 11, 2014