The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX


May 9, 2014

Steve Evans

COMMERCE — Steve Evans, 65, of Commerce passed away April 30, 2014.

Steve was born in Leesville, La., on Aug. 27, 1948, to Bobbie Fisher Evans and John L. Evans.  He was married to Beverly Marie Wilson Evans for a wonderful 30 years.

 Steve was a retired groundskeeper for Texas A&M University in Commerce. In Steve’s free time, he loved to wash and clean cars and trucks

Survivors include his wife, Beverly; his son, Marcus J. Wilson (Kathryn) of Allen; his daughter, Lindsey M. Evans of Commerce; his five grandsons, Kamden Wilson, Myles Wilson, Konner Wilson, Landon Evans and Logan Evans; his four brothers, Fred Evans (Sheila) of Moss Bluff, La. Shadrach Evans of Nashville, Tenn., Meshach Evans (Amii) of Florine, La., and Shana Kia Evans (Kenya) of Houston; and his two sisters, Kia Shana Howard (Chuck) of Houston and Ka-Shanna Banks of Houston; sister-in-law Laura Evans Warner of Lake Charles, La.; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, John Lorne Evans.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mount Moriah Baptist Church with Rev. Billy Hall officiating and Rev. Leon Harrison as eulogist. Interment will follow at Rosemound Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Chris Winston, Leonard Harrison, Fabian Fields Sr., Fabian Fields Jr., Maurise Ford and Lawrence Neal. Honorary pallbearers will be Wesley Monroe, Johnny Green, Bob Harrison and Billy Crosby.

Arrangements are under the direction of Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home of Commerce.

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