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James Cowan Evans, 60

McMinnville resident and Warren County native James Cowan Evans, 60, was born Dec. 12, 1961 and died March 17 at St. Thomas River Park Hospital following an extended illness.           

A retired construction worker and member of Madison Street Baptist Church, he was the son of the late Larry Isaac and Shirley Ann Baker Evans.  

Mr. Evans is survived by son James Evans Jr. of McMinnville, sister and brother-in-law Kari and Chuck Cantrell of McMinnville, brothers and sisters-in-law Alan and Angie Evans and David and Missie Evans, both of McMinnville, friend and caregiver Sheree Evans and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Evans will be cremated. There will be no visitation or service at High’s. The family will have a memorial service at a later date. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home and High’s Cremations, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) March 20, 2022