September 28, 1933 – January 14, 2010
Mr. Otis Leon Evans, Sr., age 76, passed away Thursday, January 14, 2010 in the local hospital.
Mr. Evans was born in the Wildfork Community of Escambia County and had moved back there in 1974, coming from Millry, AL. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, having served with the U.S. Army, and was a meat cutter for Winn-Dixie and Delchamps for a number of years. He was a member of Pleasant Hill Holiness Church. Mr. Evans was preceded in death by a son, Paul Evans, a sister, Betty Jean Mosley, and a grandson, Austin Evans.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Alice Evans of the Wildfork Community; four sons, Otis Leon “Sonny” (Jackie) Evans, Jr. of Brewton, Daniel Levon (Melissa) Evans of Brewton, Larry Eugene (Donna) Evans of Brewton, Joey Lee (Sharie) Evans of Brewton; one brother, Nathan Ellis Evans of Mobile; one sister, Doris (Taylor) Chisholm of Satsuma; seven grandchildren and one step-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 16, 2010 at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Holiness Church with Bro. Johnny Cardwell officiating. Interment will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be held at Craver’s Funeral Home on Friday from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Craver’s Funeral Home directing.