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OBIT for Juanita Calhoon Evans

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OBIT for Juanita Calhoon Evans

Posted: 1245213115000
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: Calhoon, Evans, McClanahan, Bruce
Published: 06/16/2009 in the Texarkana Gazette, Texarkana, Bowie CO., TX
HOPE, Ark.—Rayma Juanita Evans, 94, of Hope died Sunday, June 14, 2009, in Texarkana.

Mrs. Evans was born Oct. 14, 1914, in Old Liberty community, Hempstead County, Ark. She was a member of First Assembly of God, where she was a Sunday school teacher and pianist for Men’s Bible Class. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Robert Evans.

Survivors include four daughters and sons-in-law, June and Joe Hopson of Houston, Linda and Nathan Williams of Pearland, Texas, Gail and Jerry Otwell of Harrison, Ark., and Brenda and James Works of Texarkana; one sister, Louise Butler Tarpley of Hope; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.

Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Herndon-Pharr Funeral Home with the Rev. B.J. Willhite officiating. Burial will be in Hope Memory Gardens.

Visitation will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to a charity of choice.

NOTE: Juanita was the daughter of Elmer Ray Calhoon and Mary Audrey McClanahan Calhoon. Elmer was the son of George Madison Calhoon and Susan Lee Summers of Pultight, Mississippi CO., MO. Audrey McClanahan was the daughter of Alexander Green McClanahan and Sarah Caroline Bruce of Fancy Farm and Mayfield KY.

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