Kathleen Evans, 70, of Athens, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, at her home. She was born in Athens and later moved to Springfield, Mass., where she lived for 23 years and worked at Service Master until moving back to Athens in 1996. She was preceded in death by her mother, Thelma Evans Johnson; her grandparents, Katherine and Herchal Evans; one uncle, Bobbie Evans, Sr.; one grandson, Saquan Evans; and two great-grandchildren, Keyara Jackson and Jameer Moore. She leaves behind to cherish her memory three daughters, Dorothy Evans, Marquitta Evans and Vashti Evans, all of Athens; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Sara and Bob Jones and Stephanie Johnson, all of Athens, and Edna Tookie Roberts of Madisonville; brother and sister-in-law, John and Laura Johnson of Athens; seven grandchildren and spouses, Nick Evans, Latoya and Jeffery Deewayne Moore, Falon Evans, Malika Evans, Mylasia Hunt, Jalen Hunt and Davion Evans; seven great-grandchildren; special cousin and wife, Bobbie Jr. and Teri Evans; special friend, Teeya Cannon; and several other nieces, nephews and other extended family. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, in the chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with Pastor Larry Saunders officiating. Interment will follow in Hammond Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be her nephews. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday prior to the service at the funeral home. Those unable to attend may send condolences at www.laycock-hobbs.com/notices/Kathleen-Evans Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home of Athens is in charge of arrangements.

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