Born 4-16-1917 -- Died 2-21-2004
Marian M. Evans, 86, daughter of the late James Edward Johnson and Lola M. Wheeler Johnson, was born April 16, 1917, in Alton, Mo., and died Feb. 21, 2004, in West Plains, Mo.
She was married March 13, 1938, in Alton, Mo. to Alva C. Evans.
She was a homemaker and was employed by Young Dahl Construction for many years. She was of the Protestant faith.
Survivors include five brothers -- Ned Johnson and James Johnson both of Thayer, Mo., Glenn Johnson and Don Johnson both of Alton, Mo., and Phillip Paul Johnson of Merkel, Texas; a sister, Jessie Mae Burkhead of Thayer and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two brothers -- Boyd Uel Johnson and Nolen "Bill" Johnson; and a sister, Lucy Glee Johnson.
A graveside service and burial was Feb. 24 at Thayer Cemetery with Bill Bales officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Carter Funeral Home Inc. of Thayer, Mo.