Gloria Jane Evans


Gloria Jane Evans was born in Limestone County on Jan. 26, 1952, to Detsye Thorne and Claude Ivan Davis Jr. She peacefully entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at her home surrounded by loved ones.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Dwight Davis.
Visitation will be held from 3 to 3:45 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home. Funeral for Mrs. Evans will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with Keith Davis and Daniel Smith officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery.
Gloria was a loving wife, sister, mother, grandmother and friend.
She leaves her husband of 49 years, Royce W. Evans; two beautiful daughters, Daphne McElyea (Travis) and Tonya Nicholson (Marty); five granddaughters, Kayla King (Caleb), Riley McElyea (Blake), Tessa McElyea, Jadyn McElyea, Emma Nicholson; one great-granddaughter, Ellery Jane King; one sister, Tela Smith (John); one brother, Hal Davis (Dot); and several nieces, nephews and friends.
Pallbearers are Travis McElyea, Marty Nicholson, Blake McMahan, Caleb King, Daniel Smith and Matt Smith.
The family would like to thank everyone for their love, compassion and prayer during this time. Special thanks to Cancer Clinic and Hospice.
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Published on September 10, 2019
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Carol (Bodley) Terry
Sep 15, 2019
To Royce and the family,
I am so very sorry to hear about Gloria. She was such a beautiful human being and will be greatly missed by all who knew her. May God comfort and console you during this very sad and difficult time. My deepest sympathy to the family.
Sincerely, Carol
David Siniard
Sep 12, 2019
Sorry for your loss,may god comfort you in this time of need
Jason Birdwell
Sep 11, 2019
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