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James Earl Evans

James Earl Evans, 91, of Crossville, died Wednesday, March 26, 2014.  He served in the United States Army during WWII.

     Earl was preceded in death by parents Herbert and Minnie Evans; sister Eloise Singleton; and brothers Gerald D. and Harold Evans.

     Survivors include wife of 65 years Edna Evans; two sons, Ron (Debra) Evans and Gary (Sandra) Evans, both of Ohio; grandchildren Mindy (Matt) Pohlabel, Amber (Aaron) Shaffer, Glen (Karen) Chambers, Matthew (Elizabeth) Evans, and Michelle Evans (Brent Wiles);  nine great-grandchildren; sisters Evelyn (Bill) McCulley, Soddy Daisy and Juanita Ogburn, Florida; two brothers Donald (Esther) Evans, Florida and Milburn (Brenda) Evans, Ohio; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

     Services were held March 28 in the funeral home chapel. Burial was in Akins Cemetery in Cumberland County.

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Arrangements were entrusted to Putnam-Reed Funeral Home in Pikeville.

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