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Howard Laythan Evans

June 16, 1931 — October 27, 2019

Howard Laythan Evans

Howard Laythan Evans, 88, of Cumby went to be with our Lord on Sunday, October 27, 2019.

Funeral Services will be held Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Jones-Walker Funeral Home, Commerce with Byron George officiating. Burial will follow at Sunny Point Cemetery in Cumby.

Visitation will be Wednesday, October 30, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Jones Walker Funeral Home.

Howard was born June 16, 1931 in Cumby Tx to Robert Linton & Vera Preston Evans. He married the love of his life Glenna Webb, 65 years ago on Oct 6, 1954.

Howard served 2 years in the U.S. Army and was based in Spokane Washington and was a recipient of the Good Conduct Medal for his service. He was also a mechanic, owned Evans Texaco and was a rancher. Howard loved his family, friends, raising cattle, riding his 4-wheeler and his Ranch which he fondly named “H & G Ranch”. He would do anything for anybody. He was of the Christian Faith.

Survivors include his wife, Glenna Evans; Sons Jimmy Evans and wife Gena, Dewayne Evans and wife Twonette and Daughter Brenda Campbell and husband Joe; grandchildren Amy Carter and husband Vincent, Eric Williams and wife Tamara, Justin Evans and wife Brandi, Joseph Evans and wife Amanda, Stefany Walton and husband Jason and Emma John Evans; great-grandchildren Morgan, Savannah and Hudson Carter, Shyla Williams, Jackson, Jace and Jessie Evans, Jayden, Jett and Jenson Evans , Jace, Matthew and Lilly Walton and sister-in-laws, Carmeletia Winters and Jerry Evans, Brother-In-Laws Ronnie Winters and J.B Webb and numerous cousins, nephews and nieces.

Pallbearers: Vincent Carter, Linton Evans, Michael Evans, Phillip Evans, Ken Cuddy, Keith Webb, Gary Williams and Bobby Yarbrough.

Honorary Pallbearer: Don Fausnight

He is preceded in death by his parents; his son Robby Lynn Evans; brothers Robert (Bob) Evans, Clifford Evans and Charles Evans and his great- granddaughter Ellie Sue Walton.


Wednesday, October 30, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1209 Live Oak Street
Commerce, Texas 75428

Funeral Service

Thursday, October 31, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Jones-Walker & Son Chapel
1209 Live Oak
Commerce, Texas 75428

Interment Services with Military Honors

Thursday, October 31, 2019
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Sunny Point Cemetery
1585 Co Rd 4133
Cumby, TX 75453

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