Lorena Johnson Evans, 90, lifetime resident of Abbeville Co. SC, went to be with the Lord on June 29, 2006. Mrs. Evans was the daughter of the late Walter Eugene and Lorena Beacham Johnson. Mrs. Evans was a graduate of Furman University, where she majored in Music Education with an emphasis in Violin.
She taught third grade for twenty four years at Greenville Street School in Abbeville.
She was active in Christian service at Lebanon Presbyterian Church in Abbeville, SC and at the Due West ARP Church.
She resided at the Due West Retirement Center for the last eighteen years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles B. Evans, Jr.
Rena Evans is survived by sons Charles Evans and his wife wife Carolyn of Hendersonville, NC and son Benjamin Evans of Atlanta, GA; two granddaughters Holly Moore and her husband Blake of Greer, SC and Christy Whitehurst and her husband Michael of East Flat Rock, NC and great-grandchildren Benjamin, Bailey and Bryson Whitehurst.
Funeral services will be conducted Sunday July 2, 2006 at 3:00 PM from the Due West ARP Church in Due West, SC with the Rev.'s Grady Love and Arnold Johnson officiating. The burial will follow in Lebanon Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Abbeville, SC.
The body is at The Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home, Abbeville, SC. The family will recieve friends Sunday afternoon from 2:00 until 3:00 PM in the social hall at The Due West ARP Church prior to services.
Memorials may be made to the Due West ARP Church, 112 N. Main St. Due West, SC 29639.