James Evans

James Evans

Laurel, MS

James Lafayette Evans, 70 of Laurel, MS, died Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at Residence in Laurel, MS. Funeral or services will be held at: 2:00PM, on Thursday, November 8, 2012 at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Laurel ,MS will officiate. Burial will be in Sandhill Baptist Church Cemetery

Mr. Evans loved coaching softball and he loved spending time with his grandchildren.

Preceded in death by: Father: William Oscar Evans

Mother: Lottie Jane Johnson Evans Bishop

Sisters - Dillie Sharp (Curtis) - Ellisville, MS; Lillie Farmer (Red) - Hattiesburg, MS; Artie Doris Jameson (Lewis) - Moselle, MS; Mittie Dickens (J.C.) - Collins, MS; Bobbie Dickens (Bill) - Collins, MS; Esther McMann - Eureka, CA

Father-N-Law: William Dan Deen, Sr. - Sumrall, MS

Mother-N-Law: Willie Deen - Sumrall, MS

Brothers: Jerry Evans - Laurel, MS; John W. Evans - Laurel, MS; Frank Mackoid Evans - Ellisville, MS

Grandson: Jeremy Bradberry - Ellisville, MS

Survivors Include: Wife: Betty L. Evans - Laurel

Daughters:Lesa Wheat- Rome, GA; Donna Evans-Ellisville, MS; Krista Sisson (Donald) - Crossett, AR

Son: Tim Evans (Anna) - Fulton, MS

Brother: Larry Evans (Mary) - Hattiesburg, MS

Sister-N-Laws: Christine Evans - Laurel, MS; Peggy Rester (Jack) - Long Beach, MS

Brother-N-Laws: Dan Deen (Mary Ellen) - Hattiesburg, MS; Donald Ray Deen (Mary) - Sumrall, MS

Grandchildren: Corey Bradberry - Ellisville, MS; Jacob Bradberry (Chelsie) - Ellisville,MS; Jared Sisson - Crossett, AK; Jonah Seth Evans - Fulton, MS; Noah Evans - Fulton, MS; Kayla Knight (Wyatt) - Clinton, MS; Amber Sisson - Crossett, AK; Sadie Alisabeth Evans - Fulton, MS

Great Grandchildren: Kayson James Knight - Clinton, MS; Brinlee Kate Knight - Clinton, MS

Visitation will be held from 12:00PM-2:00PM at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Laurel, MS which is in charge of arrangements. 601-649-3342

An online guestbook may be signed at www.colonialchapellaurel.com

Published in the Hattiesburg American on Nov. 8, 2012