Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

September 6, 2013

Nell J. Evins


Jacksonville Daily Progress

JACKSONVILLE — Funeral services for Nell Evins, age 87, formally of Jacksonville were 10 a.m. Tues., Sept. 3, at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville with Bishop Hill officiating.

Graveside service was Wed., Sept., 4 at 10 a.m. at Loma Vista Cemetery near Big Wells, Texas.

Mrs. Evins passed away Fri., Aug. 30, 2013 in Tyler.

 She was born March 24, 1926 in Gallatin to A. C. and Laura Ada Jenkins.

Mrs. Evins was a member of the DAR. She was an educator and was an avid painter her whole life.  

She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Bullard.

She was preceded in death by her husband, T. Fred Evins; a son, William F. Evins, three sisters, and one great grandson.

Loved ones include a daughter, Laura Clark and husband Kenneth, Ft. Worth; son John A. Evins, Tyler; brother, A. C. Jenkins, Jr. and wife Rachel, Jacksonville; sister, Mary Kay Moore, Jacksonville; nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and  many close family friends.

Visitation was from 5 - 7 p.m. Mon., Sept. 2,  at Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.


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