|Birth: ||Feb. 17, 1937|
|Death: ||Jun. 18, 2001|
Graveside services with full military honors for Donnie W. Evans, 64, of Greenville, were held at 4 p.m., Friday, June 22, at the Greenville Cemetery, with Carol Wayne Flanagan officiating.
Mr. Evans was born February 17, 1937, in Copperall, Texas, the son of Ralph L. and Helen Giblin Evans. He died Monday, June 18, 2001, in Monte Vista, Colorado.
Mr. Evans had been a resident of the Greenville community most of his life. He and Louise Meredith were married July 2, 1955, in Ardmore. Mr. Evans graduated from Greenville High School in 1955 and then served in the U.S. Navy for 21 years. He was a Vietnam veteran and retired as Chief Petty Officer-E7.
In 1980 he graduated from Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant and then taught science at Dickson High School for 16 years. Mr. Evans was a member of the Marietta Gunfighters Association for 33 years. He also enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family. Mr. Evans was a member of the Eastside Baptist Church in Marietta.
Mr. Evans was preceded in death by his father, Ralph Evans, on May 16, 1998; a daughter, Ginger Evans, in 1968; and an infant brother, Ronald Lee Evans, in 1935.
Serving as pallbearers were Jimmy Lee Evans, Benny Evans, Kenneth Evans, Larry Evans, Ian Redding and Josh Knox. Honorary pallbearers were members of the Marietta Gunfighters Association.
Services were under the direction of Flanagan-Watts Funeral Home, Marietta.
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Record added: Sep 28, 2004
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Donnie W. Evans |
Friday, June 29, 2001
Submitted by: Martha N. Reddout
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