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Jimmy Evans

Jimmy Evans, 70, of Spencer, Tennessee died Sunday, December 31, 2023.

Jimmy worked as a Correctional Officer with the State of Tennessee Department of Correction, and on the side was a carpet layer. He was a 1971 graduate of Van Buren County, and was of the Baptist Faith. He loved spending time with his family and grandson, liked being outdoors, camping, fishing, and gardening.

Preceding Jimmy in death were his wife, Linda Cordell Evans; parents, Eston and Beatrice Gilbert Evans; sister, Linda Evans Saylors.

Jimmy will be dearly missed by his daughter, Elizabeth (Tony) Henry; grandson, Isaac Qualls; brothers, Jerry Evans, Benny (Darlene) Evans; sister, Brenda Evans Rice; nieces, Sherry (Tony) Davis, Kayla (Kyle) Hines, Melissa (Aaron) Haston, Whitney (Brandon) Cox; nephew, B J (Kim) Evans; 12 great nieces and nephews; cousins and a host of friends.

A graveside service was held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 2, at Lonewood Cemetery with Bro. Cecil VanWinkle officiating.

Condolences can be made at

Pikeville Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.

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