SHERMAN - Mrs. Barbara J. Evans, 79, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 23, 2013, at 6 in the evening. She died peacefully at home after a long battle with cancer. Barbara was born November 29, 1933, in Sherman, Texas, the daughter of Helen & Barine McBride.
Barbara was married to Frank R. Evans, Sr. for 61 years. A loving and devoted wife and mother of four children, eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Barbara was very positive of her belief, as she trusted in God and expected that good things would come her way. She was a member of Grayson Bible Baptist Church for 52 years.
Barbara always put everyone else's needs ahead of her own. She loved all children as her own. She will be missed by all who loved her.
She is survived by her husband Frank R. Evans Sr.; two daughters: Wanda Perkins and husband Russell of Pottsboro, and Ellen Wolfington and husband Walter of Sherman; two sons, Frank R. Evans Jr. of El Paso and Bobby Evans of Sherman; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and one brother Bobby McBride and wife Carol, of Luella.
The family will receive friends from 6 -8 p.m. Monday at Dannel Funeral Home. Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday at Cedarlawn Memorial Park in Sherman. Weldon Hudson will officiate.
All arrangements are under the direction of Dannel Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be registered at www.dannelfuneralhome.com.