Mary Brooks Evans, daughter of the late Pierce W. Milam and Ethel Vailes Milam, was born June 5, 1922, in Gadston, Tenn., and departed this life Friday, Feb. 18, 2011, at the age of 88 years, 8 months and 13 days.
Mary married Otis J. Brooks who preceded her in death. Later she married Junior B. Evans, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one son, Charles A. Brooks; one daughter, Linda Fortner; two brothers, Ernest Milam and Arlon Milam, and one sister, Winnie Martin.
Survivors include one daughter, Brenda Brooks Shelton, of Rector, Ark.; two step-children, Johny Brooks and Helen Brooks; seven grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Clara Horton Mungle, of Kennett and Tena Jackson, of San Diego, Calif., and other relatives and friends.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 20, in the Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett with Bro. David Henderson officiating.
Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com.
McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett in charge of the arrangements.