Funeral services for Johnathan Austin Evans, 34, will be on Thursday, January 16, 2013, at 1 p.m. at Gaines Chapel AME Church with the Rev. James A. Platt, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Eden Hills Cemetery. Mr. Evans' remains will arrive at the church one hour prior to his services and at the families request no public viewing today, viewing will be one hour prior to church services. Mr. Evans passed away on January 8, 2014. Survivors include his parents, Renade Whitfield Evans and Henry Austin Evans, both of Hobson City; stepfather: Mark Perry, of Munford; his children, Amari Williams, of Hobson City, Destiny McCormick, of Anniston, and Jamarious Smoot, of Talladega; siblings, Carlos (Dakisha) Evans, of Fredericksburg, Va., Sophia (Tavokeyo) Carter, of Hobson City, and Euphemia (Robert) Ramey, of Newnan, Ga.; half sisters, Tia (Orlando) Allen, Kierra Evans, all of Anniston; life sister, Kristy McGure, of Anniston; stepbrother, Tyrone Perry; stepsister, Latoya Perry, both of Munford; special friend, Monique Miller, of Bronx, N.Y.; girlfriend, "Teresa" Tuy Kim Truong, of Oxford; other relatives and friends. Anniston Funeral Services "Where service begins and never ends." 256-236-0319
Published in The Anniston Star on Jan. 15, 2014.