James Evers

GREENVIEW - James Evers, 76, of Greenview, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Sunny Acres Nursing Home in Petersburg.

He is survived by a son, Andy Evers; nieces and nephews, Lynn Power, Lonnie Power, Lorna Power, Larry Power, and Lisa Power; and several great-nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, George and Alta Hinch Evers; and a sister, Dixie Power.

Jim was born February 23, 1937, in Greenview.

He worked for Sangamo as a machine operator for many years, Cramer Implement as a truck driver, and Hilton Hotel in Springfield as a security guard. He also farmed in the Greenview area for several years.

Jim was a past member and Fire Chief of the Greenview Fire Department. He was a member of the Greenview Christian Church and was a Past Commander and life member of the Greenview AMVET Post #179.

Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until time of funeral services at 11:00 a.m. at the Greenview Christian Church on Friday, March 8, 2013, Rev. Blake Canterbury officiating. Burial will be held at Elmwood Cemetery in Greenview.

Memorials can be made to Greenview Christian Church in lieu of flowers.

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