Earl Evans Sr.

Earl Evans Sr.

INDIANOLA — Earl Denver Evans Sr., 89, passed away Monday, May 4, 2020, in Indianola, with his family by his side.

Earl was born Aug. 11, 1930. He was a veteran in the Army at an early age. He spent his days working in his garden, playing crossword puzzles, wood working, watching his favorite western movies, and loved socializing with his neighbors across the fence. He also loved his dog named Drew for 17 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Myrtle and David Martin; his daughter, Virginia Carol Hoffman, of Witchita, Kansas; a great granddaughter, Madelyn Miller, of Sparta, Tennessee; and six brothers and one sister.

He is survived by his son, Denny Evans (Melissa), of Indianola; his daughters, Joyce Miller (Jeff), of Sparta, Tennessee, and Katherine Cain (Rick), of Witchita, Kansas; his grandchildren, Joshua Evans, of Indianola, Stacey Duncan (Nick), of Rickman, Tennessee, Nathan Miller (Tianna), of Atlanta, and David Miller (Kristin), of Sparta, Tennessee; and three great grandchildren.
A graveside service was held Thursday at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Leland, under the direction of Mortimer Funeral Home in Greenville.