Funeral service for Mr. Isaiah Evans "Coach" 88, will be Saturday, February 6, at 11 am at the Anniston Funeral Service Outreach Ministry in the Russell H. Williams Memorial Chapel with Rev. Dennis McKinney, officiating. Interment will follow in Lilly Rhoden Cemetery. Mr. Evans passed away on January 29, 2021.The Alpha Phi Alpha's will have a ceremony 4:30 - 5 pm. Public visitation 1- 6 pm . Mr. Evans graduated from Carver High School, Alabama State University and also Alabama A&M University. He was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Mr. Evans served as a Deacon at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. He retired from White Plains High School after 38 years of service, where he served as the Varsity Boys Basketball Coach, Health and Physical Education Teacher, and Athletic Director. He aslo served as Hobson City Councilman for several years. He was member of the Hobson City Community & Economic Development Corporation. He also served as President and Vice President of the Alabama State University Alumni Association Calhoun County Chapter. Survivors include his wife Ada M. Evans; son: Michael (Angela) Evans; grandchildren: Shawaana, Migela, Diondra, Marcus, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Mary Evans, daughter, Gwendolyn, brothers, James (Laine) and Robert (Johnnie). Anniston Funeral Service Jeffrey C. Williams 2562360319
Published in The Anniston Star on Feb. 5, 2021.