Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, September 16, 2014 – Volume XV, Issue No. 20

Ricky Lane Evans

1958 – 2014

Graveside services for Ricky Lane Evans, 55, of Emory were held at Pippin & Hill Cemetery on September 12.

Mr. Evans died on September 6, 2014, at Hunt County Regional Hospital in Greenville. He was born on October 23, 1958, in Commerce to Alton Leon and Joy Nell Bloodsworth Evans.

He married Lori Lane Woods in Miller Grove on December 22, 1978. He worked as a self-employed horse trainer.

He is survived by his wife, Lori Lane Evans of Emory; sons, Ryan Lane Evans and wife Stacie of Garvin, Okla., and Reece Lane Evans and wife Kaleigh of Emory; mother, Joy Nell Evans of Cumby; brother, Dave Evans of Cumby; sister, Ginger Brooks and husband Jeb of Sulphur Springs; grandchildren, Ryder Lane Evans, Kalin Watkins, Joseph Watkins and Ryle Lane Evans; and numerous other loving family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father in 2001; and son, Robby DeLane Evans in 1982.


Audrey Ellece Hill

1927 – 2014

Funeral services for Audrey Hill, 87, of Alba were held September 15 at the Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel.

Bro. Robert Burns and Bro. Wayne Wolfe officiated. Burial followed in Salem Cemetery.

Mrs. Hill died on September 11, 2014, at Trinity Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler. She was born on June 16, 1927, in Ashdown, Arkansas, to Erven S. and Ola May Williams Brummett.

She graduated from high school in Alba, and married Jodie M. Hill in Emory on September 30, 1949.

Mrs. Hill is survived by her sons, Joe H. Hill and wife Kellie, and Pat Hill, all of Alba; brother, Jesse Brummett and wife Nan of Mineola; grandchildren, Melody Godfrey, Sherree Latham and John Hill; great-grandchildren, Taylor Pruitt, Turner Latham, Madison Hill, McKena Hill and Sam Godfrey

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband in 2004; sister, Marie Henley; and beloved great-grandson, Wesley Pruitt in March, 2014.