Nell Jean Evans, age 77 went to be with the Lord May 16, 2021 at the Woodruff County Health Center in McCrory, Arkansas. She was born July 30, 1943 in Aubrey, Arkansas the daughter of the late Gene Rice and Nellie Mae Williams Rice Vondran and Andrew Vondran.
Nell was secretary to the Lee County sheriff in Marianna, Arkansas before retirement. She was a past member or the Marianna school board. She loved all young people and hosted several exchange students in her home. She taught Sunday School at the Marianna Presbyterian church for many years. Nell was a people person who loved talking to anyone she came in contact with. She had been a resident of Woodruff County Health Center for several months and when possible was up and down the halls visiting and getting to know her fellow residents. She and her neighbor there, Iris Morris became great friends. She dearly loved her children and grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include; one son, Rusty Evans (Denise) of Wynne, Arkansas; one daughter, Christy Littleton (Mike) of Malvern, Arkansas; one brother, Charles Vondran (Phyllis) of McCrory, Arkansas; one sister and special brother-in-law, Carol Lee Robb (Butch) of McCrory, Arkansas, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; other extended family members and many friends.
No services are planned at this time.
Cremation arrangements are by Heber Springs Funeral Home, 1199 Wilburn Road, Heber Springs, Arkansas. 501-887-9152.