The Union Recorder

January 9, 2014

Joseph Evans

The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — Mr. Joseph O. Evans, 83, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 at noon graveside in Salem Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Ralph Story and the Rev. Jerry Pickard officiating.

The family will be at Williams Funeral Home of Milledgeville Thursday evening from 5-6 p.m. to receive friends.

Mr. Evans was a native of Jones County and had made his home in Baldwin County. He was the son of the late Ozie Freeman Evans and the late Nora Batchelor Evans. He was a veteran of the US Army, a general contractor for many years, retired from Georgia College and was a member of Northside Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Louise Wilkinson Evans; daughters, Tammie (Roy Tollison) Evans and Rhonda Jones; sons, J. David (Clara Jo) Evans and Marty (Karen) Evans, all of Milledgeville; sister, Edna Comer of Gray; and eight grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to St. Jude or to the donor's favorite charity.

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Williams Funeral Home and Crematory of Milledgeville has charge of arrangements.