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Alice Joyce Fagan Evans passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 14, 2018, at the Bowers Hospice House of Beckley following a short illness. She was born in Bellwood, WV, (near Rainelle) and later moved to Affinity, Midway, then Beckley.
Ms. Evans was the daughter of the late parents Lillian Elizabeth Grimmett Fagan Davis and Frank Morris Fagan, and the stepdaughter of Warden Dee Davis.
She is survived by one sister, Patricia Ann Fagan Fichtenberg of Ft. Worth, TX. She is preceded in death by brothers Frank Morris, Paul Eugene, and Jerry Douglas Fagan.
Ms. Evans was married to the late Vaden Earl Evans, who passed away in 1974. He was an owner of the former Day & Nite Garage of Beckley.
She is survived by daughter, Debra Kay Evans, daughter-in-law Robin Ball Evans, and grandchildren, Zachary Evan, Katelyn Chloe, and Tazwell Hunter Armentrout and Seth Earl and Nathan Joseph Evans, as well as other family and friends. She is preceded in death by her son, Kevin Jay Evans (March 1964 - May 2017), and also a grandson, Matthew Vaden Evans (March 1995).
Ms. Evans was a Girl Scout leader, American Red Cross Volunteer, involved in church activities, and served on the Sophia High School All Class Reunion Committee and the Sophia Class of '57 Reunion Committee, where, in recent years, she really enjoyed reuniting with former classmates.
She was a homemaker who loved to cut up and cut a rug, especially the Jitterbug. She enjoyed music, spending time with her children and grandchildren, and was always ready for a fun adventure around town with family and friends, especially Jenny Frazier and her brother, Doug.
She attended Cross Point Church of God. Pastor Vondie Cook of Cross Point will preside over a celebration of life service on Thursday, January 18, 2018, at 1:00 PM. Visitation will begin two hours prior to the service at 11:00 am at Blue Ridge Funeral Home on Robert C. Byrd Drive. Entombment will follow in the Serenity Mausoleum at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.
Memorial gifts may be made to Bowers Hospice House of Southern West Virginia and Cross Point Church. Ms. Evans brought many laughs and smiles to her family and friends through her fun and enduring sense of humor that will forever be cherished.
Online condolences may be made to www.blueridgefuneralhome.com. Blue Ridge Funeral Home has the honor of serving the family of Ms. Evans.
Published on January 15, 2018
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