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Willie Nell Evans

Willie Nell Evans, 72 of Dawsonville, died May 14, 2018.

She was born to the late Willie and Sarah Martin.  She lived most of her life in Dawson County and was a member of Community Chapel Congregational Holiness Church.  She was a homemaker who possessed a deep love for her faith and family. 

Her husband, Kenneth Evans; infant daughter, Rosa Lee Lackey; grandson, Dustin Evans; sisters, Alice Tomlin, Sue Maynor; and brothers, J. D. Martin, Cecil Morrison, preceded her in death.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Ann and Clinton Wimpy of Dahlonega; stepsons and daughter-in-law, Chad Evans of Buford, Danny and Pattie Evans of Douglasville, Larry Evans of Williston, S.C.; sister and brother-in-law, Marie and Jimmy Pettis of Gainesville; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jeannett Morrison of Dalton, Junior and Kathy Martin of Dahlonega, Paul and Deborah Martin of Gainesville, David "Dink" Martin of Dahlonega, James Martin of Lula; six grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and other relatives also survive.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. May 17 in the Bearden Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverends Pierce Ashmore and Jimmy Payne officiating.  Interment will follow at Etowah Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 16 at the funeral home.

Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.