Mrs. Evernell “Nell” or “MamaNell” Barnhill Evans gained her Angel Wings on Sunday night,
11/06/2022. She was born in Moorhead, MS during the Year of the Flood of 1927. She was
happily married to her husband Morris Evans for 34 years. A proud Mother and
Grandmother, she lived and loved life to the fullest. She was a wonderful Christian example and
“The Matriarch” of her family. She thought of herself as God’s extended hand to the needy and
showed it by prayers and acts of love and kindness.
Mrs. Evans is preceded in death by parents H.H. & Obera Barnhill, husband Morris
Evans, Son-In-Law Lyn Drake, and several siblings.
Mrs. Evans is survived by daughter Donna Drake; granddaughter Amber Drake; sister
Joan Bishop (Larry) of Old Hickory, TN; brother Paul Barnhill (Susette) of Triangle, VA; sister-in
laws Fran Barnhill of Houston, TX & Pat Barnhill of Lauderdale, MS; numerous nieces, great
nieces, nephews, & great nephews.
Funeral services will be held at Webb & Stephens Funeral Home – North at 1pm on Thursday with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. Rev. Bob Null will be officiating.
Visitation will begin at 11 am.
Friends may sign the online register at www.webbstephens.com.
Please view website for livestream instructions.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to Batson's Children's Hospital, First Assembly of God - Meridian, American Cancer Society or the American Diabetes Assn.