Betty Lou Evans, 89 of Greenville, passed away on October 6,
2017 at Legend Healthcare in Greenville. Funeral services will be 10 A.M.,
Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Kelly Carr
officiating. Visitation will be Sunday, October 8, 2017 from 5 P.M. to 7 P.M.
at the funeral home. Burial will be in
Mrs. Evans was born February 3, 1928 in Fort Worth, Texas to
Lane Oakley and Oma Lee Harris. She owned Sabine Tackle Supply and was a member
of Bullcreek Cowboy Church. She was a big fisherman and enjoyed family dinners
She is survived by her son, Jerry Evans and wife, Julie,
daughter, Janice Cowley and husband, Jack; son-in-law, Bob Hill; grandchildren, Justin McCord and
wife, Marla, Matthew Prince and wife, Jamie, Candace Jimenez and husband,
Martin, Christal Cowley, Joshua Evans, Jessica Evans and four
She is preceded in death by her parents, daughters, Jackie
Lee Hill and Jo Lynn McCord, granddaughter, Rene’ McCord Stovall, brother,
Kenneth Oakley and ex-husband, Jack Evans.
Pallbearers will be Joshua Evans, Justin McCord, Matthew
Prince, Martin Jimenez, Bryton Jimenez and Clint Cowley. Honorary pallbearers
will be David Hanson, Chad Stroud and Jeff Gore.
In Betty’s words: “I am especially proud of my family and my
friends, the people in my life that made it beautiful. My God is a loving
Father with mercy and grace for me. I am a member of His family because His
son, Jesus Christ, died for my sins. His blessings for me are countless.”