Barbara Jean Saunders Evans

Published 12:03 pm Friday, May 7, 2021

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Barbara Jean Saunders Evans, 65, of Lexington, died on Wednesday, April 21, 2021.

She was born in Davie County to Robert Patterson and Doris Duke Saunders on March 1, 1956. She was a member of Freedom Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband, Terry Evans; a daughter, Ebony Evans; and a brother, Rufus Saunders.

Survivors: 4 sons, Marcus Fortune, Bobby Evans, Amanuel Evans and Jonathon Evans; 2 daughters, Terri Watson and Tabitha (Marcus) Hamilton; 2 sisters, Lisa Patterson-Williams and Brenda Patterson; 2 brothers, Steven and Robert Patterson; 17 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and other loved ones.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 8 at 3 p.m. at Freedom Baptist Church.  Public viewing will be Friday from 1-6 p.m. at Roberts Funeral Service.