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Gene Evans


  • By The Newnan Times-Herald
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  • May. 05, 2022 - 4:20 PM

Gene Evans

The Newnan Times-Herald

Gene Evans, age 77, was a faithful strong Christian man that loved his God, country, and family.

He passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. Gene was born on March 22, 1945, to the late Claude Jackson Evans and Eunice Kennedy Evans.

Along with his parents, Gene is preceded in death by his sister Carol Bowden. He is survived by his wife, Linda Turner Evans; children, Sonya Sords and her husband Terry, Sherry Harrell, Kevin Loyd and his wife Tonya; grandchildren, Trenton Harrell, Tyler Harrell, Toby Harrell, Hunter Sords, Kinsey Sords, Madison Loyd and great-grandchildren, Noah Harrell and Bentely Harrell. He is also survived by his brothers, Donald Evans and Ronald Evans.

The funeral service celebrating Gene's life is Saturday, May 7, 2022, at 12 p.m. in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson Street, in Newnan with Dr. Stacy Thomas and Pastor John Hobbs officiating. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made in Gene's name to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 53 Perimeter Center E. Suite 100, Atlanta, GA 30346. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.mckoon.com.

McKoon Funeral Home & Crematory 770-253-4580