March 21, 1949 – June 27, 2018
Constance (Connie) Faye Evans, born March 21, 1949 died June 27, 2018. Connie was preceded in death by her parents Augustus and Myrtle Evans and her sister Janet Gail Evans. She is survived by her brother Dr. Carl M. Evans; two nieces, Dr. Angie Chaney (Chad) and Pam Hammock (Randall); three great nieces, Blair Hammock, Ciana Chaney, and Maggie Chaney; two great nephews, Brantley Hammock and Isaiah Chaney. Connie graduated from Athens High School in 1968 and the University of North Alabama in 1972. She earned an MA in 1976 from the Chicago Art Institute. She was certified EEO Counselor and Helpline Rape Response Counselor. In 2009 she was the team leader for a Habitat for Humanity house. Connie did a lot of volunteer work in the community. Before retirement, Connie had been the arts and crafts director for the U.S. Army. She was a member of the Athens First United Methodist Church Choir and worked with the church flower ministry. She was the treasurer for the Athens Limestone National Association of Retired Federal Employees (NARFE). There will be a Memorial Service for Connie at McConnell Funeral Home on Friday July 13, 2018 at 3 P.M. with Dr. Carl Evans officiating. Visitation will be before the service from 2-3 P.M. There will be a family committal service to follow in Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in her memory to the First United Methodist Church of Athens, the Multiple Sclerosis Society, or your favorite charity.
- Visitation Friday, July 13, 2018
- Memorial Service Friday, July 13, 2018
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July 4, 2018
I am saddened to hear of the passing of sweet Connie. She and I chatted regularly on facebook about our family ties and memories of days gone by. She was a bit older than me and told me so much about our heritage that I hadn't heard. It hasn't been that long ago that we were talking about my mom and I coming to her parents home so that my mom could tutor her in math. I told her I remembered that very well as I always tagged along. I remembered her mom serving ice cold homemade lemonade in a glass pitcher with matching glasses and my mom telling me not to spill my glass as I might break it, I must have been a clumsy child! Sweet memories of cousins visiting cousins. I will miss chatting with Connie, she was like her mom, a sweetheart. My prayers are with her family during this difficult time.
June 30, 2018
I am so sad to have just learned of the passing of my sweet cousin Connie. She and I, and all our families, shared such love and good times all our lives, whether down in Athens, and also up here in New Jersey. Such a sweet and multi talented lady, who proudly showed her love for our country and her Lord : she will be missed by so many. Rest in Peace up there now, and be so happy with Janet, your parents,.......and mine too.
'Till we meetagain! Love, Wally Padulo, & family