Larry Joe Evers

Monday, April 20, 2020

Larry Joe Evers, Sr., 72, of Rector, Ark., passed from this life to be with Jesus on Friday, April 17, 2020, at Baptist East in Memphis Tenn. He was born on February 29, 1948, in Rector, to the late James Leo and Blanch (Blasdel) Evers. He was a member of Purcell Church, of Rector, and enjoyed reading his Bible and riding horses. Larry was a car dealer and loved spending time with his family and friends.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Homer Russ Evers and James Robert Evers; and one grandson, Garrett Evers.

He is survived by his loving wife, Joetta Nita (Carroll) Evers of Rector; his children, Larry Joe Evers Jr., Lisa (Darryld) Beck of Rector and Cindy Jo Evers of Rector; grandchildren, Kris Beck, Jamie (Addison) Rayford, Coty (Caroline) Banning, Blake Evers, Jake Graves, Sydney Crawford, Brock Hopper and Brooke Hopper; great-grandchildren, Kory Beck, Karlee Evers, Rome Evers, Baker Rayford, William Banning, Kimbel Banning and Colton Graves; one brother, Jim (Pansie) Evers of Washington; his sisters, Virginia Smith of Rector and Helen Bunch of Memphis; along with a host of other relatives and friends.

Services will be private under the direction of Irby-Mitchell Funeral Home, of Rector.

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