Petersburg Observer June 1, 1910

Death of Mary Anna Evans
Died, in this city, Friday, May 27, 1910, Mrs. Mary Anna Evans, age 55 years.

She was born in Bedford, Va., in 1855. She came to Petersburg in 1876. She was married twice. Her first husband, Mr. Brown, dying, she subsequently married Mr. Evans, who died in 1901. She had two children, Sylvester Brown, who died in 1883, and Joe Brown, who survives her, a resident of this city. She is also survived by her mother Mrs. Nancy Christy, of this place, and a brother of Bowling Green, Mo.

The funeral was held from the Colored Baptist church, of this city, of which she was an honored and highly respected member, Saturday morning, conducted by Rev. J.A. Crockett of Decatur. Interment at Oakland cemetery.

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