Barbara Ann Jarnigan Evans, age 73, passed away at her home in Rutledge on Monday, September 9, 2019. She lived life fully and loved being with her family. She was an excellent hostess, cooking and serving them, and never met a stranger. She was the owner/operator of Tennessee Furniture in Bean Station, and G’s Clothing & Collections. She will be dearly missed.
She is preceded in death by her parents Lester and Virgie Jarnigan, and siblings Arlin Jarnigan, Bernice “Ninie” Stratton, and Peggy Dalton. She is survived by her beloved husband Henry A. Evans; daughters Regina Evans Douglas and husband, Eddie, and Jan Evans Clift and husband, Andy; grandchildren Lucas (Mollie) Clift, Zak (Amy) Clift, Nick (Whittney) Clift, Tyler (Lexie) Douglas, and Jason Parkey; and great-grandson Estes Clift.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 pm on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at Smith-Reagan Funeral Home in Rutledge, with funeral services to follow. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 am on Thursday, September 12, 2019, at Dalton Cemetery near the ballfield, in Bean Station. Bro. Gene French and Lucas Clift will officiate the services.
Pallbearers will be Lucas Clift, Zak Clift, Nick Clift, Tyler Douglas, Jason Parkey, and Gabe Dalton.
Services entrusted to Smith-Reagan Funeral Home of Rutledge, www.smithreaganfuneralhome.com.
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