Bessie V. Evans

Mrs. Bessie V. Evans

LAFAYETTE - Funeral services will be held Friday, March 7, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Progressive Baptist Church for Mrs. Bessie V. Evans, 86, who died Friday, February 28, 2014.

Pastor Lloyd Joiner, Jr. will be officiating.

Interment will be in Progressive Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Evans was a native of Baton Rouge, La. where she was a former member of Greater New Guide Baptist Church, but resided in Lafayette, La. for over 50 years. She spent her years lovingly raising her family and dedicated time to doing volunteer services.

Survivors include three daughters, Linda K. Evans of Lafayette, La., Barbara A. Evans of Carencro, La., Joyce B. Evans of Grambling, La.; two grandsons, Tramelle Evans of New Orleans, La., and Theron Bosley of Lafayette, La.; two adopted daughters, Roslyn Davis and Charlene LeBlanc and a host of nephews, nieces and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert "Mike" Evans; one son, Albert Evans, Jr.; her parents, Albert Veals and Lena B. Jones; one sister, Jesse Antoine and grandmother, Jessie Stewart.

Friends will be received on Friday, March 7, 2014 at Progressive Baptist Church from 8:00 a.m. until time of service.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Syrie Funeral Home, Inc. of Lafayette, LA.

Funeral Home

Syrie Funeral Home - Lafayette
1417 E. Simcoe St. Lafayette, LA 70501

Published in the The Advertiser on Mar. 6, 2014