Francis Gale Evans
Funeral Date: 10/31/2009

Obituary:
Francis “Gale” Evans, age 67 of Warren, Arkansas , died Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, AR. She was born May 31, 1942 in Lincoln County, AR, daughter of the late John R. Culliford and Velma Marie Hale Culliford. She graduated from Star City High School. She retired as a seamstress from Jack Winter and LaDonna’s Sportsware. She was a housewife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was a member Ebenezer Baptist Church. She was the widow of Curtis “Buddy” Evans, who died August 14, 2007. They were united in marriage on August 20, 1960. Also, preceding her in death was her brother, Condley Wayne Culliford and her sister, Janet Ann Culliford. Survivors are 2 sons- Johnny Ray Evans and wife, Amy of Warren, AR, Joe Dale Evans of Warren, AR; 1 daughter- Tammy Hensley and husband, Kenny of New Edinburg, AR; 1 brother- John Quinton Culliford and wife, Ruth of Star City, AR; 3 sisters in law- Christine Carpenter of Warren, AR, Lena Carr of Hermitage, AR and Lavern Laster of Warren,AR, who is also a special friend; 5 grandchildren- Tera McDougald and husband, Jonathan; Kevin Hensley, Samantha Evans, Jeremy Evans and Jordan Evans; 1 great-grandchild Addison Rose McDougald. Funeral services were 10:00 a.m. Saturday October 31, 2009 at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Robert Black officiating. Janice Sullivan was organist and soloist was Robert Laster. Burial was in Ebenezer Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Mark Weeks, Don Schwebel, Jeff Cathey, Craig Culliford, Dewville Culliford and Charles Ray McGregor. Honorary pallbearers were Dr. Joe H. Wharton, Heath Reep, Mark Gibbs and Dr. Robert Casali. Memorials are preferred- Ebenezer Baptist Church, 297 Highway 278 West, Warren, AR 71671.

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Name: Glenda & Don Schwebel
Message: Gale was a very special lady...She was waht we call "a good woman". I have so many special memories of her as I was growing up. I will miss her much.

Name: Michelle & Jason McDougald
Message: We are sorry to hear about Mrs.Gales passing. Yall are in our thoughts and prayers.If yall need anything just let us know.

Name: Ken and LaDonna Goodwin
Message: Tammy, you and your family are in our prayers.

Name: Debra Marshall
Message: Tammy, my heart goes out to you. You know we're here for you. Thoughts and prayers are with you in the days ahead. Debra

Name: Steve Howard
Message: The world lost a great woman. She will be missed! Tammy, I hope you are doin ok. If there is anything Audrianna and I can do just let us know. I am so sorry to loose Aunt Gail.

Name: Leonard & Sharon Rice
Message: We pray the love of God enfolds you during your journey through grief. We send you thoughts of comfort.

Name: Janie Burks
Message: Your family is in my prayers.

Name: Deanna Calloway-Smith
Message: Sorry to hear of the loss of you mother. Mrs. Gale was a very special lady and I remember the last time we talked she was bragging on her grandchildren. My thoughts and prayers are with each of you. Mothers are such special people. God Bless each of you.

Name: Kaylon & Jimmy Don Taylor
Message: Tammy, Our hearts go out to you and your family. You are in our prayers. Your mother was a sweet lady. We always enjoyed talking to her.

Name: John and Lynn Groves
Message: We're sorry to hear about Mrs. Evans passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: David & Karen McDougald
Message: Tammy,we are so sorry for the loss of your mom.May God bless each and everyone of you during your time of sorrow.Our prayers are with you.

Name: shelda
Message: So sorry about Gail,may God be with each of you through this time of grief

Name: Buddy and Becky Rauls
Message: Tammy and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of grief. Gail will be missed. I'm here for you if you need me.

Name: Laura and Marshall Napier
Message: Tammy, We are so sorry to hear about your mother passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: Judy and French Wynne,Jr.
Message: Tammy and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this sad time.

Name: Barbara Higgins
Message: Tera, I am so very very sorry, she loved you so...I just this moment found out and I am so sad for you...I loved Gail.

Name: Heather Perry
Message: Tammy & Tera... Thinking about you!! So sorry to hear of your loss.

Name: Suzette Russell
Message: Tammy, Just to let you know that I am thinking of you during this difficult time.

Name: JANIE GRICE
Message: MY HEART GOES OUT TO YOU ALONG WITH MY PRAYERS, BECAUSE EVEN THO WE KNOW SHE IS IN A BETTER PLACE WE ARE SLFISH AND WANT TO KEEP THEM WITH US. I KNOW YOU ALL WILL MISS HER

Name: Gwen & Jimmy Sledge
Message: Tammy, Jimmy and I are so sorry for your loss. We will be thinking about you and your family during this time.

Name: Ronald,Julia,Mildred Ferrell,Kristy Spencer Kim Langford
Message: Tammy, You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers

Name: Delaina Splawn
Message: Tammy & Tera--you are in my thoughts and prayers through this diffcult time in your lives. Look to God for your strenght through all of this and he will take care of you! Love you!

Name: Ricky & Tracie Johnson
Message: JOE DALE, JOHNNY AND TAMMY WE ARE SO VERY SORRY FOR THE PASSING OF AUNT GAIL.. SHE WILL BE GREATLY MISSED BY ALL THAT KNEW HER....GOD BLESS YOU ALL

Name: Phyllis Parnell
Message: Tammy--Was so sorry to hear about your mom. Praying for you and your family at this sad time.

Name: Robert & Laverne Laster
Message: There is no words to say,what Gail ment to me..My best Friend.she was all way's there for me. yes she was a blessing fom God.AND i know she touchted many lifes..she was a great lady..some we will never forget Laverne

Name: Virginia Loomis-Burks
Message: My thoughts and prayers are with you. May GOD give you peace and comfort.

Name: Bobby and Donna Ozment
Message: Tammy and family, We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. You are in our prayers.

Name: KATHY HALL
Message: TAMMY AND FAMILY, SORRY ABOUT YOUR LOSS, YOU ALL ARE IN OUR PRAYERS. IF YOU NEED ANYTHING PLEASE CALL. MAY GOD BLESS AND KEEP YOU.

Name: Debbie Sanders
Message: Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Debbie and Randy Sanders

Name: Patsy Watson
Message: Sorry for your loss. Our thought and prayers are with all the family.

Name: Keith Wright
Message: Tammy our prayers are with you and your family if we can help in any way Please call Keith & Sandra

Name: Sandra & Don Spraggins
Message: Thinking of you all during this difficult time. She was a sweet Lady!

Name: Terri Grimes
Message: Tammy, I was real sad to hear about your mother. No one can fill the void left when we lose our mothers. Tell Sam that Jay was very sad to hear about her grandmother - he said he ' really liked Ms. Gail'

Name: Gene Boyette
Message: Johnny & Family, my thoughts and prayers are with you. May God blees each and everyone of you.

Name: Jerry and Jackie Johnson
Message: Thinking of all of you.

Name: lyn johnson farmer
Message: Tammy, I don't really know what to say. I hurt for you.You have so much loss right now. My prayers are with you and your family

Name: Don and Eloise Hunter
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