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Susan Evans

July 5, 1948 — December 12, 2022

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Susan Denman Evans passed away peacefully on the morning of December 12th, 2022, surrounded by loved ones at the age of 74.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Sue Denman.

Survivors include her husband of 46 years, Tom Evans; three children, Martin (Jennifer) Evans, Julie (Brandon) Dodson, and Catherine (Matthew) Alexander; 9 grandchildren, Sarah, Emma & Hannah Evans, Riley, Adelyn, Lucy & William Dodson, Bea & Tommy Alexander.

Susan was born in Roanoke, Alabama on July 5th, 1948, to Charles and Sue (Heflin) Denman. She was the second oldest of four brothers, Kenny (Nan), Chuck (Cathy), Tommy (Lisa), and Joel. She grew up in Titusville, Florida, when her father was working for the space program at Cape Canaveral.  She attended Belmont University, where she earned her bachelor’s degree.  Susan had a love for gardening, animals, and was an avid reader. She worked as a librarian in her later years before retiring to spend more time with family. Susan and Tom enjoyed active and adventurous travel.  She enjoyed meeting monthly with her “Supper Club” friends, who have been meeting for well over 40 years.  More than anything Susan loved to spend time with her nine grandchildren. They were all extremely close.  Susan had a great sense of humor that will be sorely missed.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM on Friday, December 16, 2022, at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home, 3009 Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064.

A funeral service will be held at 1:30 PM on Saturday, December 17, 2022, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3900 W End Ave, Nashville, TN 37205 with Rev. Doc. Guy D. Griffith officiating.  Visitation one hour prior to service.

Burial will follow in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Nashville, TN

Kenny Denman, Chuck Denman, Tommy Denman, Joel Denman, Albert Eiland & George Diamond will serve as pallbearers.

Honorary pallbearers will be Bradley Diamond, Joseph Presley, Weldon Phelps, Art Graham, Bill Pemberton & Scott Williams.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Fannie Battle Day Home for Children, 108 Chapel Ave., Nashville, TN 37206, in loving memory of Susan Denman Evans.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, December 16, 2022

4:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Williamson Memorial Funeral Home

3009 Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064

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Visitation

Saturday, December 17, 2022

12:30 - 1:30pm (Eastern time)

Westminster Presbyterian Church

3900 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37205

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Funeral Service

Saturday, December 17, 2022

Starts at 1:30pm (Eastern time)

Westminster Presbyterian Church

3900 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37205

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