AUSTELL, Ga.- James Robert Evans, age 84, died Friday, January 3, 2003 at Windthrop at Cobb in Austell, Ga. Mr. Evans was the son of the late Bertha Wall Evans and Randall Evans, Sr. of Thomson. He was a veteran of World War II and a retired executive of The Coca-Cola Company. He was a member of First Christian Church of Atlanta in Tucker, Ga. Mr. Evans was preceded in death by his wife Frances Aldred Evans and son James Robert Evans, Jr. Survivors include his wife, Alice Belcher Evans, of Austell, granddaughter, Amanda Ptacek Biebel (Brian) of Newport News, Va.; daughter-in-law, Patricia A. Evans of Manquin, Va.; sister-in-law, Fay Evans of Youngstown, Ohio; stepchildren, Connie Bowen (Norman) of Marietta, Mary Alice Smith (Ronnie) of Duluth, Linda Bender (Terry) of Snellville, Chuck Belcher (Boots) of Alpharetta. A memorial service will be held on Monday, January 6, 2003 at 1 p.m. in the Chapel of First Baptist Church in Thomson, with Dr. Jimmy Elder officiating. Memorial donations may be made to United Hospice, 4151 Memorial Drive, Suite 211-E, Decatur, Ga. 30032.
The Augusta Chronicle January 4, 2003