Mr. Tryson Lynn Evans"Tyrone"Funeral
services for Tryson L. Evans, 59, of Longview, will be held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday,
October 19, 2013 at Pleasant
Church with Rev. James
Shans as eulogist and Rev. Richard Holloway officiating. Burial will follow at Jordan Valley
Cemetery in Longview, Texas.
Arrangements are under the direction of Victory Funeral Services. Tryson, more commonly known as Tyrone, was born Sunday, March 7, 1954 to James and Ora Brinkley Evans in Longview, Texas. He departed this life on Sunday, October 13, 2013 at his residence. At an early age he united with and was baptized at Mt. Olive Baptist Church. Tyrone graduated from Longview High School in 1972. He worked as a paint line inspector until his health failed. He was known for his favorite pastimes of fishing and working cross word puzzles.
In 1979, he married Barbara Bates and two children were born to this union. He is preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Nina Ray High and Marva Gail Bailey and a brother, Gary Harold Evans. Those that remain to cherish his memory are his wife, Barbara Evans of Longview, two daughters and a son-in-law, Monica and Ezekiel Williams of Kilgore, TX and Kendra Garrett of Katy, TX; one son and a daughter-in-law, Jeremy and Jodie Evans of New Orleans, LA; a sister, Betty Hearn of Dallas and a brother, Michael Evans of Longview, TX; and an aunt, Dolly Johnson of Longview, TX; seven grandchildren, Adrian Caleb Byrdsong, Andrew Garrett, Irelyn Williams, Andrea Garrett, Ezekiel Williams, III, Alaina Garrett and Joli Marie Evans and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives. There will be
no public viewing. The guest register can be signed on Friday, October 18, 2013,
starting at noon until 6:00 p.m. at Victory Funeral Services.