Mary Francis Josey Evans

Mrs. Mary Francis Josey Evans, 86, of Bartow died
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2003, at Dublinair Nursing Home in Dublin.

Mrs. Evans, born in Washington County, was a lifelong resident of Bartow. She was a graduate of Bartow High School and attended the State College for Women in Milledgeville. She was a member of Bartow United Methodist Church, a homemaker and an artist.

The funeral was Sept. 6 at 11 a.m. at Bartow United Methodist Church with the Rev. Billy Howell officiating. Burial was in the Bartow City Cemetery.

Survivors include a daughter, Jean Dupree, Swainsboro; a son, Wiley Clark Evans III, Bartow; a sister, Mrs. A.H. Hembree Jr., Anniston, Ala.; six grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Mark Williams, Jeff Maile, Chip Evans, Matt Evans, Josh Hunnicutt, Fred Evans, Don Evans and Angli Brooks.

Memorials may be made to the Bartow United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 173, Bartow, GA 30413.

Smith Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.