Mrs. Adeline Evans, 98, of Emerson, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, July 8, 2017.
Mrs. Evans was born May 7, 1919 in Bartow County, Georgia, daughter of the late Grady Pressley and Lillian Cowart Pressley. She was retired from Union Carbide. She was a long time member of Emerson First Baptist Church where she taught the nursery for many years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Evans; a son, Tony Evans; a daughter, Jane Pruitt; a sister, Catherine Strickland; brothers, Emmett Pressley, Wallace Pressley, H.G. Pressley, Jr.
Survivors include her children, Shirley Radford, Nina McCoy, Rita Gann, Hugh Evans(Donna), Carey Evans(Rhonda), Roger Evans (Linda); 19 grandchildren; 32 great grandchildren; 14 great great grandchildren; a sister, Ella Ruth Manning; a son-in-law, Billy Pruitt, Sr.; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday morning July 11th at 11:00 a.m. in the Owen Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Joshua Parker and Rev. Eric Priest officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens.
The family will receive friends Monday evening from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Owen Funeral Home.
Pallbearers include Darrell Radford, Keith Williams, Brian Evans, Tim Evans, Kyle Gann, Bill Pruitt, Jr..
The family requests in lieu of flowers a donation be made to Emerson First Baptist, P.O. Box 669, Emerson, GA. 30137
Please visit www.owenfunerals.com to leave condolences for the family.
Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Dr., Cartersville, GA, has charge of the funeral arrangements.