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John Wilmer Evans
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Birth: Aug. 30, 1927
Lyon County
Kansas, USA
Death: Aug. 30, 2009
Greenwood County
Kansas, USA

John Wilmer Evans

Reading native John Wilmer Evans of Howard died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2009, at the Greenwood County Hospital in Eureka. He was 82.

Mr. Evans was a self-employed logger.

The son of Llewelyn T. and Johanna Moore Evans, he was born Aug. 30, 1927, at Reading. He married Peggy J. VanNote on July 1952, at Eureka Springs, Ark. She survives.

Mr. Evans is also survived by five sons, David Evans and Lloyd Evans, both of Howard, Gary Evans of Wichita, John Wesley Evans of Joplin, Mo., and Kevin Evans of Branson, Mo.; one sister, Alice Summerfield of Muskogee, Okla.; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Two sister, Barbara Pechin and Kathryn Curlee died earlier.

The family will have an informal memorial service at the Cox Building (east room) in Howard receiving friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Mr. Evans was cremated.
Memorial contributions to the American Heart Association may be sent in care of the Zimmerman Funeral Home, P.O.Box 1233, 206 E. Washington, Howard, KS 67349.

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Source: Emporia Gazette, Sept 2, 2009
Family links: 
  Llewelyn Thomas Evans (1874 - 1954)
  Johanna Moore McPeek (1900 - 1999)
  Anna Kathryn Evans Kahnt Curlee (1920 - 1995)*
  John Wilmer Evans (1927 - 2009)
  Barbara Lou Evans Pechin (1931 - 1991)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: His wife has the ashes. They will be interned together, some time in the future.
Reading Cemetery
Lyon County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Evans
Created by: RMW
Record added: May 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90534865
John Wilmer Evans
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