Clifton Evans, 67

Clifton Evans, 67

Funeral services for Clifton Evans, 67, of Caulfield, were held Jan. 18, 2019, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home in West Plains. Mr. Evans died Jan. 14 at his home.

He was born March 11, 1951, in West Plains, the son of John William “Bill” and Mary Emeline Dotson Evans. On Dec. 22, 1972, in West Plains, he married Linda Slavings. Mr. Evans was a long-time farmer, welder and construction worker. His family knew him as a great dad, grandpa and brother.  

He loved to go antiquing and deer hunting. A Mason, Mr. Evans was a member of Bayou Lodge #365 in Bakersfield. Mr. Evans became a Christian in 1988 and is a member of Amy Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Evans, of the family home; three children, Rodney Evans and wife Weommie, Scott Evans, and Darinda Jones, all of Caulfield; seven grandchildren, Steven Evans and Alissa, Austin Evans and Brandie, Maddison Evans, Brady Jones, Bo Evans, Connor Jones and Macee Evans; two great-grandchildren, Steven and Angel Evans; one brother, Dale Evans and wife Jacqueline of West Plains; three sisters, Lilly Moss, Thelma Johnson and husband Larry, and Pat Carrico and husband Bill, all of West Plains; his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, James and Marguerite Slavings, Carl and Debbie Slavings, Steven Slavings, all of Caulfield, Alvin and Elaine Slavings of Flippin, Arkansas, Slim and Diane Slavings of Howards Ridge, and Robert and Tina Slavings of Mountain Grove; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Bennie, Dallas, Junior and Delbert; two sisters, Artice Brown and Imogene Mitchell; and one sister-in-law, Karen Slavings.

Burial was in the Amy Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or to Shriners Hospitals for Children and may be left at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at

Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, West Plains, directors.


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