Foster Jane Evans, daughter of the late James “Choke” McGilbra and Doris Foster was born, December 8, 1942, in Midway, Texas. She was known to many as “Moma Jane”.
Foster attended and graduated Albert Lee High School in Midway, Texas. She would later meet and marry Jessie Billy Evans. Together they had 4 children, Jesse Leon, Linda Kay, Brenda Kay, and Prince Fitzgerald Evans. Foster Jane “Moma Jane”, was very well known in the Stowell community and Winnie Stowell Church of Christ, as a member, where she remained faithful until her death. After her husband’s passing in 1968, she remained a faithful widower to the Evan’s family, never remarrying. For over 45 years, she and her best friend, younger sister, Willie Mae, also known as Will to many, has been inseparable roommates, living together, as two sisters should when you are single and love each other as family, as the Bible says. Foster Jane and Willie Mae did almost everything together, such as riding, cooking, fishing, traveling the world, sightseeing, attending, and participating in Bar B Que functions, but most important, attending church and holding their faith in God together.
Welcoming Foster Jane into the kingdom is her husband, Jesse Billy Evans, her daughter, Linda Kay Evans, her parents, James “Choke” McGilbra and Doris Foster, her great uncle, Mack Foster, Sr., and grandson, DaNario Williams.
Cherishing her memories are her children, Jesse Evans and wife, Sabrena; Brenda Evans, and husband, Eugene; Prince Fitzgerald Evans, and wife, Gina; sisters, Shirley Goff; Linnie Mae Green and husband, James; Willie Mae Larkin; grandchildren, Jesse and JJ; Jason, Linda, Jocelyn, Christopher, Simone, Zachry, Elton Jr., Dominique, Whitney, Vanessa, Prince Jr., and Daysa; Special great aunt, Novella “Aunt Sugar” Foster; special cousins, Jack, Mack Jr., Max San and Susie; Special friends, Curtis Hill, Lera Allen, and Bertha Wycoff; twenty one great grandchildren; one great great grandson and one on the way; special friends and members of the Winnie Stowelll Church of Christ and so many other relatives and friends from the Winnie Stowell community, Houston, Midway, and Madisonville, Texas.
A gathering of Mrs. Evan’s family and friends will be 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Friday, February 4, 2022, at Broussard’s, 134 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie. Her funeral service will be Saturday, February 5, 2022, at Winnie Stowell Church of Christ, 2559 TX-124, Winnie, with her interment to follow at Fairview Cemetery, Winnie.
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Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard’s Mortuary Winnie
- 134, Buccaneer Drive, Winnie, Texas, 77665,
- February 4, 2022
- 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Winnie-Stowell Church of Christ
- 37, PO Box, Winnie, TX, 77665,
- February 5, 2022
- 11:00 am
- , , Winnie, TX, 77665,