Cora Edna King Evans, 82, widow of Bobby Evans, died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, at Tuomey Healthcare System, Sumter. She was born March 30, 1930, in Manning, a daughter of the late Rev. Emanuel King and Lena Dozier King.
She received her formal education in the public schools of Clarendon County and later went on to beauty school.
She was employed at Summerton Apparel for many years.
She was a faithful member of William Chapel Christian Church where she served as Mother of the Church and a member of the Gospel Choir.
Survivors are two daughters, Edna Evans and Gladys C. Evans; three sons, Rev. Emanuel (Diane) Evans, Archie M. Evans and Bobby L. Evans; four brothers, Damon (Helen) King, Charles (Earnestine) King, Emanuel (Jeanette) King Jr. and Herbert (Edith) King; six sisters, Addie Montgomery, Hagar King, Sadie (Melvin) Lampkin; Edith Smalls, Rosa (Allen) Wilson, and Ida (Richard) Pompey; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.
The celebratory services for Mrs. Cora Edna King Evans will be held at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, at the William Chapel Christian Church, Highway 521, Manning, with Rev. Emanuel Evans officiating, assisted by Rev. David Woods. Mrs. Evans will lie in repose one hour prior to funeral time. Burial will follow in the churchyard cemetery.
The family is receiving friends at the home of her son and daughter-in-law, Rev. Emanuel and Diane Evans, 2146 Kingstree Hwy, Manning.