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Deanna Jean Lawrence Evans
April 9, 1943 - March 11, 2007

Mrs. Deanna Jean Evans was born on Friday, April 9, 1943, daughter of the late Paul Albert and Jessie Lee Jenkins Lawrence. Mrs. Evans died Sunday, March 11, 2007 at the family residence in Weiner, Ark., at the age of 63 years, 11 months and 2 days. Born in Manila, Ark., she had lived in Weiner for the past 31 years and was formerly of Aurora, Ill. She was a homemaker and of the Church of God faith. Mrs. Evans was preceded in death by two brothers, Randy and Paul Lawrence; son-in-law, Jerry Cunningham and her parents. Survivors include her husband, Delbert Evans of the home; three daughters, Regina Hudgens of Jonesboro, Rhonda Poff of Harrisburg, Devonda Pillow of Marmaduke; two sons, Allen Gaskins and Randall Evans both of Jonesboro; two sisters, Linda Pipkin of Trumann and Sheila Carter of Vandale; one brother, Bobby Lawrence of Trumann; 15 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Tuesday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home with Rev. John Threat, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in the Holly Springs Cemetery near Harrisburg, Ark. Pallbearers will be Harrell Poff, Todd Pillow, Mike Hudgens, Jayson Cunningham, Daniel Poff, Scott Carter and Corey Carter. Honorary pallbearers will be Roger Evans and Garry Carter. Visitation will be Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. An online register can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net.

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  1. Sherry Brooks, Trumann, AR says

    Regina & Michael,Our thoughts and prayers are with you. I have walked this path that you now must walk. It is very hard to lose a mother, and I know how your heart aches at this time. May God bless and comfort you as only He can.Billy & Sherry Brooks

  2. phillip jenkins, trumann arkansas says

  3. Holly Dawson, Weiner, AR says

    My thoughts are with your family.Your Mail Carrier,Holly Dawson

  4. Rhawley, Marmaduke(Halliday)Arkansas says

    Devonda, Todd, Evan and Emily, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. My God shelter and comfort you at this sad time. We love you. Kevin and Loretta Hawley, Irene Hawley, Sandy Hawley and Polly(Hawley)Hodge Rhawley@aol.com

  5. Tracey & Kathy Lindsey, Medina, OH says

    Deanna,You were always a spunky lady and always brought a smile to my face. I am glad to have known you and will miss you.An old friend,Kathy L.

  6. Jack & Pat Gockel, Jonesboro, Arkansas says

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  7. Christine and Michael Harris, Harrisburg, AR says

    Our prayers are with you all

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