Martha JoAnn (Caylor) Evans

February 12, 1942June 5, 2018

Waynesville, NC – Martha JoAnn Caylor Evans, 76, passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at Haywood Regional Medical Center. She was born in Swain County to the late Lonnie Benjamin and Amanda Leona Dills Caylor. JoAnn was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother and devoted home maker. She enjoyed reading, needlework and spending time with her family. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by brother in laws, William Lee Evans and Steve Allison; nieces, Linda Evans and Terri Christy; and nephew, Gary Greene. Left to cherish her memory is her husband, Don Evans; son, Scott Evans (Amy); daughter, Shelia Evans; granddaughter, Jesse Ann Evans; five siblings, Hayden Caylor (Glenda), Willard Caylor (Alice), Paul David Caylor and Laurel Caylor, Wayne Caylor (Vickie), and Louise Caylor; brother and sister in laws, Richard Evans (Blanche), Ruby Evans, Easter Greene (Earl), Arthur Evans (Linda), Jule Evans (Linda), Thurman Evans, Jr. (Brenda), and Barbara Allison and many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends on Friday, June 8, 2018 from 7 to 9 pm at Garrett Funeral Home. Funeral services for JoAnn will be held at 11 am on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Garrett Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Garrett Hillcrest Memorial Park. A message of comfort may be left to the family at


  • Visitation Friday, June 8, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, June 9, 2018

Martha JoAnn (Caylor) Evans

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Carolyn Medford

June 8, 2018

Willard and family. We are so sorry to of the loss of your sister. May the Lord give you all strength and peace during this time of grief.
Carolyn , Charlie , Jessica Medford.

June Tucker

June 8, 2018

To Scott and the entire Evans family. I would like express my sincerest condolences to each of you during this time of bereavement. May God grant you strength and solace in the days ahead.🌹

Randy & Candy Inman

June 8, 2018

Scott and family, We are so sorry to hear the loss of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

Ron Morrow

June 7, 2018

Will and family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of loss.
Ron Morrow

Brenda Deyton

June 7, 2018

Sorry for the loss of your love one prayers for the Evans family.

Charlene Carswell

June 6, 2018

Scott and Wayne- so sorry to hear about your loss, we are thinking about you- Blessings.......Charlene and Tommy

Steve and Penny Cook

June 6, 2018

So sorry to hear this. Some of our fondest memories were made at the campground with friends.
You all are in our thoughts and prayers.