Obituary of Linda Frances Evans
Linda F. Evans January 11,1946 - November 5, 2020 Linda (Summers) Evans, of Lawson, MO, passed away at Liberty Hospital from Covid-19 on November 5, 2020, at the age of 74. Linda was born on January 11, 1946, in Excelsior Springs, Mo, to Walter Harold and Lillie Frances (Schmitz) Summers, and attended Excelsior Springs Schools. She was married to Charles Coleman from 1963 to 1970. She worked for Vester Cates Ditching and Lawson Family Practice. Linda is survived by her husband, Freddie Evans, and recently had an anniversary for 50 years of marriage. Also surviving is sister, LayTena (Summers) Nickols of Lawson, MO, daughters; Cathy (Coleman) Peoples of Knoxville, MO, Melanie (Coleman) Johnson ( and Todd) of Kansas City, MO and Theresa (Evans) Hill of Excelsior Springs, MO. Grandchildren; Timothy Harris, Jerad Harris, Mason Harris, Taylor Harris, and Cloey Denny, her great-grandchildren, nieces, nephew, many cousins, and extended family who all loved her dearly. Linda had intense love and devotion to her family, friends, faith, and her church. She was always ready to give a hug and was a source of caring support to all who needed her. Her kindness and compassion knew no limits. She will be deeply missed by many. The family would like to thank the Liberty Hospital staff for their kindness and care. We are truly touched by the outpouring of love and the number of people’s lives that she touched. Linda’s wishes were to have no funeral services. We have been contacted by a number of people regarding a possible gathering to celebrate her life, but even that would have to be discussed at a later date due to Covid-19.