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It is with deepest regret that the Evans families of Roanoke, AL, and Covington, GA announce the passing from this life of their mother, and daughter, Ms. Stephanie Miranda Evans, 49 of Covington, GA. Ms. Evans, a native of Roanoke, Alabama, transitioned from this life on Saturday, December 24, 2022, at the Piedmont Newton Medical Center, Covington, GA.
2 Timothy 4:7
I have fought a good fight; I have finished my course…”
Stephanie was born in Roanoke, AL on May 24, 1973, to Mr. Willie Paul Evans and the late Mamie Dian Sims.
Upon graduation from Handley High School in 1991, Stephanie attended Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, AL. Through hard work, prayer and perseverance, she received both a BS Degree in Criminal Science and a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Jacksonville State University. While at Jacksonville State University, she became a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
Stephanie was a very hardworking woman who dearly loved her children and worked hard to ensure that their every need and want was met. For many years, she worked multiple jobs while juggling work and being a single parent of two children. Stephanie moved to Atlanta, Georgia in 2008 to provide a better life for her and her family. She was currently working with the Department of Family and Children’s Services as a supervisor of foster care and placement. Stephanie was determined and dedicated to ensure that the families she serviced had a prosperous way of life. Stephanie’s care for others allowed her to work as a Data Analyst at the Ridgeway Mental Hospital. .
On December 24, 2022, Stephanie answered God’s call and gained her wings. She was welcomed in glory by her mother, Mrs. Mamie Dian Poythress; her brother, Terrell Marcus Poythress; maternal grandparents: Rev. J. D. and Mrs. Julia Mae Sims; and paternal grandparents, Mr. Lonnie B. and Mrs. Sara Lee Evans.
Stephanie will live on in the hearts of those who loved her. She is survived by 1 Daughter, Kobe Michale Harris, Atlanta, Ga; 1 Son, Marcus Evans, Covington, Ga; Fiancée, Bryan K Scott, Covington, Ga; Fathers, Willie Paul (Lela) Evans, Roanoke, Al and Terrell (Gloria) Poythress, Hogansville, Ga; 1 Aunt, Connie (Jerome) Poythress, LaGrange, Ga; 3 Uncles: Frank Sims and Fredy Poythress of Roanoke, Al, Tharius Poythress, LaGrange, Ga; numerous cousins, friends, other relatives and Soros of Zeta Phi Beta, Inc..
To everything there is a season and a time to every purpose under the heaven:
A time to be born, and a time to die; ….
A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;
A time to get, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away;