Born 7-31-1949 -- Died 1-15-2008
Betty J. Evans, 58, of Hardy, Ark., died Jan. 15, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She was born July 31, 1949 in Koshkonong, Mo., the daughter of Norvel Hunsperger and Dowan (Day) Hunsperger. She moved to Sharp County, Arkansas, 37 years ago from Koshkonong.
She is survived by: her husband, Doyle Evans of the home; two sons and their wives, Travis and Tammy Evans of Hardy and Timothy and Melissa Evans of Hardy; one daughter and her husband, Kimberly and Bobby Bradley of Poughkeepsie; three sisters,?Patsy Hightower of Thayer, Mo., Edith Sloan of Koshkonong, Mo., and Hazel Johnson of Zebulon, Ga.; seven grandchildren, Heather Harris, Britney Hall, Jordan Bradley, Emily Evans, Abagail Johnson, Katie Evans and Lane Evans.
She was preceded in death by:?her parents, Norvel and Dowan Hunsperger; two brothers, Jay Hunsperger and William Cowens; and two sisters, Yvonne Johnston and Iona Nickels.
Funeral services were held Jan. 18 at the Tri-County Funeral Home in Highland with Jeff Holland officiating. Burial followed at the Turkey Pen Cemetery.Arrangements were under the direction of the Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland, Ark.
Pallbearers were Nick Murphy, Kerry Evans, Mark Collins, Jimmy Fair, Chad Stark and Darrell Johnson.