James Evans Battle Creek James Evans passed away Thursday February 14, 2013 at Heartland Nursing Home in Battle Creek. He was born October 16, 1949 in Battle Creek, Michigan. Born to the late Roosevelt and Narcissus Evans. James graduated from Battle Creek Central in 1968. He enjoyed art, drawing and painting. James will forever be remembered by his daughter, Michelle (Keith) Harris; seven brothers and sisters: Mary A. Woodson of Lansing, Michigan, Willie Lee (Pam) English of Battle Creek, Michigan, Alma Lee (Paul) Kendrick of Battle Creek, Michigan, Chester Arthur English of Oshtemo, Michigan, Barbra Jean Ford of Battle Creek, Michigan, Cherry Lee Evans of Columbia, South Carolina; special nephew Marc Isom; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends. James is preceded in death by his parents Theodore Roosevelt Evans Sr. and Narcissus (Johnson) Evans, along with a brother Douglas O. Evans and Teddy Evans. Services will be held Friday February 22, 2013 at 1 p.m with a 12 noon Family hour from the Faith Assembly Church, with Elder Chris McCoy officiating. Interment with full Military Honors will take place in Fort Custer National Cemetery. Arrangements by: Whitley Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Kalamazoo Chapel. www.whitleymemorialfuneralhome.com
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Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Feb. 21, 2013