05/26/05 — LONNIE R. EVANS

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PIKEVILLE -- Lonnie Ralph Evans, 73, of 874 Forehand Road, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

He was born in Johnston County to Ruby Jernigan Evans of Goldsboro and the late Lonnie Evans. He worked at Kemp Furniture Manufacturing, attended Patetown Church of God and was a Senior Companion with WAGES.

A funeral service will be held 7 p.m. Thursday at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor Allen Stocks will officiate. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Wayne Memorial Park.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Betty Ruth Evans; one son, David Evans of Pikeville; one daughter, Angela Bappert of Pikeville; one brother, Gene Evans of Grantham; two sisters, Pearline Draughon of Goldsboro and Joyce Herring of LaGrange; and four grandchildren.

The family will be receiving friends immediately following the funeral services at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and at other times at the home.

Published in Obituaries on May 26, 2005 1:46 PM