OBITUARY

Mrs. Retha Evans

November 13, 1930January 22, 2022
Obituary of Mrs. Retha Evans

IN THE CARE OF

Coffey Funeral Home

Mrs. Retha Gent Evans, age 91 of Speedwell, Tn. gained her angel wings on January 22, 2022 at Tri-State Health and Rehabilitation Center in Harrogate, Tn. She was a longtime member of Speedwell Freewill Baptist Church where she attended faithfully until she was no longer able. She loved singing praises to the Lord both at church and at home. She taught the beginner Sunday School class for many years. Next to God she loved her family fiercely. Retha was proceeded in death by the love of her life Nolan Evans, her parents Charlie and Martha Gent and all her sisters and brothers except one. She is survived by her children Edna (Jimmy) Collins, Delila Rogers, Bobby (Wanda) Evans, and Betty Williamson. Sister Cleo (Lonnie) Marshall. Special niece Angela Ellison. Eleven Grandchildren and many Great and Great-Great Grand children and many relatives and friends to mourn her passing. Visitation and funeral will both be held at the Speedwell Freewill Baptist Church. Visitation will be Tuesday January 25th from 6 to 8 pm. Funeral service will be Wednesday January, 26th at 2pm with Rev. Randy Hurst officiating. Music will be Billy Gilbert and The Speedwell Freewill Baptist Church Singers. Burial will follow in the Loy Cemetery. Pallbearers: Rocky and Matthew Lane, Robby Evans, Eric Williamson, David Gibson, Joey Napier Honorary Pallbearer: Jeremiah Williamson. Special thanks to the Tri-State Health and Rehab Center and Avalon Hospice for taking care of our sweet Mother. Coffey Funeral Home In Charge of the Services.

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  • FAMILY

  • EDNA (JIMMY) COLLINS CHILDREN
  • DELILA ROGERS CHILD
  • BOBBY (WANDA) EVANS CHILDREN
  • BETTY WILLIAMSON CHILD
  • CLEO (LONNIE) MARSHALL SISTER
  • ANGELA ELLISON SPECIAL NIECE
  • ELEVEN GRANDCHILDREN
  • MANY GREAT and GREAT-GREAT GRANDCHILDREN
  • NOLAN EVANS THE LOVE OF HER LIFE (deceased)
  • CHARLIE and MARTHA GENT PARENTS (deceased)
  • ALL OF HER SISTERS & BROTHERS EXCEPT ONE (deceased)
  • AND MANY RELATIVES AND FRIENDS TO MOURN HER PASSING.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • ROCKY LANE Active Pallbearer
  • MATTHEW LANE Active Pallbearer
  • ROBBY EVANS Active Pallbearer
  • ERIC WILLIAMSON Active Pallbearer
  • DAVID GIBSON Active Pallbearer
  • JOEY NAPIER Active Pallbearer
  • JEREMIAH WILLIAMSON Honorary Pallbearer

Past Services

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Visitation at Speedwell Freewill Baptist Church

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Funeral service at Speedwell Freewill Baptist Church

OTHER SERVICES

Burial will follow in the Loy Cemetery