COMMERCE - Vernell Evans, 86, died Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at Hartwell Healthcare.
She was born in Hall County, the daughter of the late Frank and Mary Flanagan Beck. She was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church and was retired from Blue Bell. Mrs. Evans was preceded in death by her husband, D.T. Evans.
Survivors include sons, Frankey Evans, Commerce, Troy Evans, Jack, Ala., James Evans, Commerce, and Leon Evans, Athens; daughters, Shirley David, Maysville, and Janet Morgan, Jefferson; sisters, Eddie Beck Wiley and Sarah Beck Covington, both of Carnesville; 18 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, February 23, at the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home with the Rev. Doug Duncan officiating. Interment will follow in Harmony Christian Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday night from 6 to 8 p.m.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce is in charge of arrangements.