Gary Ray "Bear" Evans

Monday, April 25, 2005

GARY RAY "BEAR" EVANS, a resident of Berryville, was born September 23, 1953, in Eureka Springs, a son of Louie Charles and Lela Dean (Ash) Evans. He died Saturday April 16, 2005, in his home at the age of 51.

Mr. Evans was a masonary and construction worker. He also was employed by Carroll County Newspapers before becoming disabled. He was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his mother, Lela Dean Evans of Berryville; three brothers, Lee Vie and his wife Judy Evans of Harrison, Troy Dee and his wife Barbara Evans of Berryville, and Floyd Carroll Evans of Huntsville; three sisters, Judy Ann and her husband Bill Worley of Berryville, Shirley Kay and her husband Don Calhoun of Fayetteville, and Karen Donaldson of Fayetteville; many nieces, nephews, several other relatives and friends. He is also survived by his special friend, Janice Dorsey of Green Forest.

He was preceded in death by his father, Louie C. Evans, three brothers, L.C., Loyd and Lonnie Evans; two sisters, Lena Sue Evans and Louise Standlee, and one brother-in-law, Frank Standlee.