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Alfred Eugene "Gene" Evans
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Birth: Jun. 24, 1935
Gotebo
Kiowa County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Jan. 16, 1981
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA

OBITUARY FROM THE GOTEBO RECORD-TIMES: Funeral services for Alfred Eugene Evans were held Monday afternoon, January 19, 1981 at the First Baptist Church in Gotebo with Rev. Walter Williams officiating and Rev. David Woods assisting.

Alfred Eugene Evans was born to Bannor O. and Mary Evans, June 24, 1935 and died January 16, 1981 in Veterans Hospital, at Oklahoma City.

Gene was reared on the farm near Gotebo and attended school at Lake Valley where he graduated from high school with honors in May 1953. He attended Oklahoma University and Draughans Business College. He was baptized April 8, 1951 at Gotebo First Baptist Church.

Gene's military career included three years in the US Marine Corps and twenty years in the US Army. He entered the Army in April 1958, serving his country in the United States, Germany and Vietnam, until he retired on January 1, 1977. Among the decorations and medals he earned are the Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Vietnam Service with 4 bronze stars and other badges of accomplishment.

On April 15, 1956 Gene Evans and Rena Marler were united in marriage and to this union were born six children: Barbara June, Regina Gayle, Edward Eugene, Donna Marie, Karla Jane and Lea Ann.

Gene was full of life and full of love. He loved sunsets and wheat fields, he loved animals and children, loved work and play; but, most of all, he loved his God, his country and his family and devoted his life to them.

Among survivors are his son Eddie, his four daughters, Regina, Donna, Karla and Lea Ann; one granddaughter Brieanna; 2 brothers, Ben Evans and Jim Evans; five sisters, Maxine Marshall, Lorene McDaniel, Lora Mae Glover, Wanda Baker and Mary Clifton.

Pallbearers were military personnel from Fort Sill.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Banner Orsemus Evans (1895 - 1953)
  Mary Coalson Evans (1898 - 1968)
 
 Children:
  Barbara June Evans (1956 - 1956)*
 
 Siblings:
  Benjamin H. Evans (1915 - 1994)*
  Jessie Maxine Evans Marshall (1917 - 2008)*
  Muriel Bernice Evans Ragland (1919 - 1978)*
  James Franklin Evans (1921 - 1987)*
  Lorene Evans McDaniel (1924 - 2001)*
  Lora Mae Evans Glover (1927 - 2004)*
  Wanda Louise Evans Baker (1931 - 2004)*
  Alfred Eugene Evans (1935 - 1981)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Odessa Cemetery
Lake Valley
Washita County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: KiowaGal
Record added: May 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37108008
Alfred Eugene Gene Evans
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Alfred Eugene Gene Evans
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