Services for Ms. Bertha Evans were held Monday, March 24, 2014, at 2 p.m. from John E. Stephens Chapel.

The Rev. William Warren officiated. Interment was in Good Hope Cemetery. John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements.

Ms. Evans, 89, died Saturday, March 22, 2014, at Oktibbeha County Hospital. She was a Baptist.

Ms. Evans was preceded in death by her parents, Sylvester Davidson and Emma Bozeman Davidson; husband, Edgar Verdell Evans; daughter, Diane Evans; son, Jerry Evans; one grandson; sister, Ethel Ladd; and brothers, Buddy Davidson, J.D. Davidson and Grover Davidson.

Survivors include daughters, Kay Brancaccio of Starkville and Vickie Robertson of Starkville; son, Eddie Evans of Starkville; sisters, May Collins of Meridian, Pauline Trealoff of Meridian, Nell Spurlock of Meridian and Lou Monroe of Starkville; 12 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers are Conan Stuart, Chris Skeen, Dwan Fitzgerald, Michael Jones, Justin Dorman and Luke Ferguson.