Ronald Gene Evans

July 20, 1934November 5, 2018
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Ronald Gene (Ronnie) Evans, passed away Monday, November 5, 2018, at his residence. He was born July 20, 1934, to Albert Evans and Maurine Mozelle Griffin in El Dorado, AR.

Upon graduation from El Dorado High School, he entered the Marine Corp and after a tour of duty returned to El Dorado and attended Southern State College for 2 years.

May 2, 1959 he married the love of his life Mary W. Stevens, two and a half years later, God blessed them with a beautiful blond baby girl, who was to become the sunshine of his life.

He was a man of great and strong faith and lived what he believed. He loved his church, Norphlet UPC and was a faithful member, until his health failed him. At age 78, he retired from Liberty Supply, where he enjoyed many lasting friendships.

Preceding him in death are his parents; and step-father, W.M. Hall.

Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Mary S. Evans of El Dorado; daughter, Rhonda Karen Talley; granddaughter, Kenzie Morgan Hale; great grandson, Parker Ray Hale; and sister, Nancy Wright (Jerry) of Fayetteville, AR.

Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday, November 8, at Young’s Funeral Directors.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday at Norphlet Pentecostal Church in Norphlet, AR. Burial will follow at Arlington Memorial Park under the direction of Young's Funeral Directors.

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  • Visitation Thursday, November 8, 2018
  • Funeral Serivce Friday, November 9, 2018
  • Burial Friday, November 9, 2018

Ronald Gene Evans

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Margaret McG aha

November 10, 2018

Mary & Rhonda, my thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Keith and Kaye, Charles and I had so many good times with your family. Love you!

Wes & Dru Duke Ates

November 10, 2018

Wes and I would like to express our heart felt condolences to Mary and all the family of their loved one.
We know what it is to lose a loved one.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Mary, and your family.
We remember him and his love for God and the church at Norphlett.

Wes & Dru Ates

Barbara Miller

November 8, 2018

Sorry for your loss our prayer are with you and your family .

Trey Clark

November 8, 2018

I'm sorry for your family's loss. I am also very thankful for Mr. Evans' service to our country. We're thinking of and praying for you all during this time.



Terry & Betty Williams

November 8, 2018

Sorry for your loss ours prayers are with you.

Myrlene Farnell Carroll

November 8, 2018

Dear Mary and Family,

I’m so sorry Ronnie has passed; but I take comfort that he is with Jesus.
Please know that he will be remembered also by all who knew him
especially in Norphlet and the church back when his mom worshipped there.

My love,

Brian Burdine

November 7, 2018

I will miss him and he was a great friend

Vanessa Smith

November 7, 2018

Our dear friend. A true Prince of a Man, a model Christian, and a Wonderful mentor to many! Much love and prayers for your family. He will surly be missed, but oh One Day! That Great Day! We shall receive our promise in Glory with Jesus and all the saints of God!

All our love in Christ, Stan and Vanessa Smith


November 7, 2018

I️ would like to extend my condolences to the family. May you all find comfort in knowing that in the future, death will be done away with.

Rev. 21:4

Jana Bibby Terry

November 6, 2018

Rhonda, so sorry for your loss. He is in Heaven with my Dad celebrating with Jesus!