Joseph "Cornell" Evans, age 93, of Springfield, MO, formerly of Monett, MO, passed away at 9:40 p.m. on Saturday, March 12, 2011 at the St. John's Mercy Villa in Springfield.
Funeral services for Mr. Evans will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at the Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett. Dr. Bill Cox will officiate. Interment will be in the Bethel Cemetery, south of Monett. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until service time on Tuesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Loaves and Fishes in care of the funeral home. Arrangements have been entrusted to Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett, MO.