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Troy D. Evans
(March 19, 1925 - April 01, 2017)
Mr. Troy Delk Evans, 92, of Winona passed away on Saturday, April 1, 2017, at his temporary home at Winona Manor in Winona, surrounded
by his family whom he adored.
Mr. Evans was born in Sunflower County on March 19, 1925, to Roland and Beulah Porter Evans. He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy, having
enlisted on July 27, 1945. On May 3, 1947, he married Katherine King. They were married for 55 years, making their home in Winona. Mr.
Evans was a terminal manager for Campbells 66 Express and Freeman Truck Lines, where he retired in 1990. He was preceded in death
by his parents; his wife, Katherine King Evans; one sister; and four brothers.
Mr. Evans is survived by two loving daughters, Kathy Evans King (Wayne) and Tammy Evans Spence (Ricky), all of Winona; grandson, Joey
Bennett (Teressa) of Grenada; granddaughter, Angela Spence Gordon of Winona; three great-grandchildren, Katie Beth, Spence Allen, and
Jacob Britt; one sister, Lizzie Mae Archie (James) of Meridian; brother-in-law, Kenneth King (Frances) of Winona; and many nieces and
Celebration of life services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5, at North Winona Baptist Church, with Bro. Ed McDaniel, Bro.
John L. Walker, and Bro. Kenneth Armstrong officiating. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery in Winona, with military rites at graveside.
Visitation will be Tuesday, April 4, from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m., at Oliver Funeral Home; and on Wednesday, from 12:00 noon until service time,
at the church.
Pallbearers will be Lawrence Braswell, Troy Mitchell, Don Hodges, Mitch King, Mike Woods, Terry Woods, Danny Woods, and Ken King.
Honorary pallbearers will be Hurschel Braswell, R. B. King, Carlton Parsons, Charlie Upchurch, Colon Woods, Billy Ferguson, Chuck
Sheffield, Dr. Keith Rushing, Benny Chambley, Marion Bishop, and Garland Collins.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to North Winona Baptist Church, 602 Alberta Drive, Winona, MS 38967
Tuesday, April 4 5 - 7 pm
Oliver Funeral Home
Wednesday, April 5 1 - 2 pm
North Winona Baptist Church
Wednesday, April 5 2 pm
North Winona Baptist Church
|Dennis and Deborah Miller
Kathy and Tammy we are so very sorry to hear this sad news. What a wonderful life he has had. I know how much he
will be missed by everyone who had the pleasure of knowing him. If there is anything we can do please let us know.
You will be in our thoughts and prayers during the difficult days ahead. God Bless you both. Love in Christ, Dennis and
dinah. w herring
Please know that I am so sorry for ur loss mr Troy was such a sweet and good man. I know y'all will miss him but he is
with mother now and he is Happy .
Ben & Linda Tharp
Dear Tammy and family, We send our sympathy and love. Praying the Lord will comfort each of you during this sad
Dear Kathy and Tammy,
So sorry to hear about Uncle Troy. I always thought so much of him. He always looked so good natured
and such a thoughtful man. You two were lucky to have him so long! I am grateful that he end was quick
for him. We know that he is in a much better place!
Please be patient with yourself... missing him ...and your lives are gonna change once again. You have each other and
Love you both and sorry that I cannot come tomorrow. I will be in touch.
Hugs and love,
Marsha and Joe Townsend
|March 19, 1925
April 01, 2017