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Obituary – Doris Anne (Morris) Evans (1933 – 2020)

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Doris Ann Evans of Waldron, Arkansas went to be with her Lord and Savior, Tuesday, December 15, 2020, in Waldron, Arkansas. Doris was born July 23, 1933, in Waldron, Arkansas to WL and Ruth Morris. She was 87 years old. Doris was a lifetime member of Waldron First Baptist Church. She was a devout Christian and lived by her faith and strong belief.

Doris met the love of her life while in junior high school. After courting they eventually married where they lived in Waldron and raised their family. Doris was in the clerical field until she and John became the owners and operators of Otasco for many many years. She enjoyed reading, crafting and anything John could build she would and could paint. Doris was a wonderful cook and loved to have her family gathered around enjoying a good meal and alot of laughs and making sweet memories.

Doris leaves behind to cherish her memory, her children: John Evans of Waldron, Arkansas, Bill Evans of Ft. Smith, Arkansas and Ric Evans and wife Kelli of Waldron, Arkansas. Grandma will forever remain in the hearts of her grandchildren: John Evans, Mark Evans, Jason Tidwell, Levi Tidwell, Beau Evans, Brooke Evans, Angela Nemeth, Carla Wells, Jacob Campbell and Tina Evans as well as a host of great grandchildren, great great grandchildren and great great great grandchildren. Doris will be missed by all who knew her and the many whose lives she impacted including a host of extended family, friends and neighbors she loved dearly.

Doris was preceded in by her husband of 64 years, John Evans, her parents, WL and Ruth Morris, one daughter, Suzan Tidwell and one brother John Ed Morris..

Doris’ life celebration will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, December 18, 2020, at the Waldron First Baptist Church in Waldron, Arkansas with Rev. Ken Overturf officiating. Interment will follow in Duncan Cemetery in Waldron, Arkansas. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

Doris’ pallbearers will be Jason Tidwell, Levi Tidwell, Tony Tidwell, Wade Robertson, Colton Paul and Jacob Campbell.

Doris’ visitation will be Thursday, December 17, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. 

During these trying and difficult times, we must follow the guidelines we have been given to do our part to stop the spread of the Coronavirus. Family and friends that do attend the service must wear a mask and maintain a social distance of 6 feet apart.

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