Thursday, September 27, 2007
Herbert Evans Jr.
Herbert (Little Toten) Evans Jr., 77, of Holly Springs, died Sept. 19, 2007 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. He was the widower of Carrie Mae Dowdy Evans, a retired concrete finisher with Neal Bain Construction Company.
Services were held at 12 noon on Sept. 22 at Finley Grove MB Church in Holly Springs, where he was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. James Green officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves three daughters, Sally Woodson of Holly Springs, Dorothy Lipson of Memphis, Tenn., Jerlean McNeil of Lexington, Ky.; three sisters, Patricia Bailey, Juanita Evans, both of Chicago, Ill., Ella Braddock of California; two brothers, Joe Louis Evans of Chicago, Ill., Troy McCrary of Byhalia; 23 grandchildren 26 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by sons Andrew Collins, Daniel Collins, Clarence Collins and Leroy Collins.
Pallbearers were Roger Woodson, Jason Bownes, Jarvis Woodson, Tim Evans, Bobby Evans, Herman Houston and Johnathan Bownes. Honorary pallbearers were Robert L. Woodson, Joe Louis Evans, pastor A.J. Bailey, Troy McCrary, Joe Ayers, Manuel Stewart, J.B. Evans, Hose B. Evans and Willie Griffin.
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