Janie Ann Evans

Janie Ann Evans

Janie Ann Evans, 82, of Cape Girardeau, died Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, at home.

She was born on Jan. 5, 1939, in Bloomfield, Mo., the daughter of Wade Gross and Janie Wilson (Barbara Narcissis Janie McDowell).  

She is survived by her sons Kirby Evans and Andrew Thompson; her daughter Crystal Evans; her sister Wadine Savage and brother Michael McDowell; her six grandchildren, Jason Schaper, Kennith Evans, Jessica Evans, Kristin Thompson, Zoey Kelley and Rowan Thompson; and four great-grandchildren; Paris Schaper, Jayla and Jayden Evans and Lydia Evans.

She was preceded in death by her daughte, Scarlett Pender-Schaper.

She retired from Proctor & Gamble after 26 years, and spent many years thereafter working on Mackinac Island.  She spent a number of years as a volunteer care giver and enjoying her work at the Cairo Grain Company. 

Her favorite thing to do was to spend time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  

Memorial services for Janie Ann Evans were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13, at Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau, with the Rev. Chris Clifton officiating. The services were streamed live on the funeral home’s Facebook page.  

Inurnment will take place at a later date at Cape County Memorial Park.

Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau in charge of arrangements.

Memorials can be made to Crown Hospice, 2858 Professional Ct,. Cape Girardeau, Mo. 63701.

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