Graveside services were held Aug. 15, 2020, at Oak Grove Baptist Church, Monticello, for Dianna Evans, 73, who died Aug. 9 at St. Dominic Hospital, Jackson. Rev. Larry Lenoir officiated, with Johnson Funeral Home handling arrangements.
Mrs. Evans was born in Arm to the late Luke Hartwell and Emma Lee Williams. She attended McCullough High School and graduated in 1966. She worked at Kellwood in Monticello for over 30 years. She was married to Shirley Joe Evans for 52 years. She was a member of China Lee Baptist Church and later moved her membership to Monticello First Baptist after marriage.
She is survived by her husband, Shirley Joe Evans; three children, Anissa Evans, Derrick Evans, both of Monticello; Denise (Kendrick) Vanison, of Silver Creek; five grandchildren, Derrick Evans Jr., Romel Evans, both of Atlanta, Ga; Alise Promis, of Monticello; Kenyon Vanison and Kameron Vanison, of Silver Creek; and many other relatives and friends.