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Mary Ann Evans

August 14, 1952 ~ March 27, 2020 (age 67)


Mary Ann Tarter Evans, of Hustonville, passed away on Friday, March 27, 2020, at University of Kentucky. She was 67.

Born on August 14, 1952, in Casey County, Kentucky, she was a daughter of the late Bernal and Ila Emerson Tarter. Mary was a homemaker. She played piano at South Fork Separate Baptist Church where she was a member. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, thrift shopping, and cooking.

She is survived by her beloved husband, Jimmy Ray Evans of Hustonville; two sons, Chris (Alitta) Evans of Hustonville and Kyle (Lisa) Evans of Dunnville; a daughter, Kasey (Justin) Padgett of Waynesburg; a brother, John (Nicki) Tarter of Liberty; two grandchildren, Tyler and Taylor; and her mother-in-law, Lois Evans of Dunnville.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by two sisters, Martha Wilson and Billie Tarter-Wilson.

A private funeral service will be held at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Danny Bailey and Bro. Gary Evans officiating. Burial will follow in Salem Cemetery.

Honorary pallbearers will be Derek Evans, Jake Tarter, Micah Meece, Scott Wilson, Aaron Wilson, Vance Wilson, and Jodie Hatter. They will not be in attendance.

The family would like to express their thanks to the staff of Liberty Care Center and Bluegrass Hospice Center.

Memorial contributions may take the form of sympathy to South Fork Separate Baptist Church c/o Mike and Carol Simpson, 223 Dorothy Avenue, Danville, KY 40422.

Arrangements for Mrs. Mary Evans are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at

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