Joe Wayne Evans, 80, of Ozark died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, in Fayetteville. He was a retired Franklin County Road Department employee and an Air Force veteran. He was born Sept. 2, 1934, in Dyer, and was the widower of Dorotha Tillery Evans.

He is survived by two sisters, Ellen Cole of Fort Smith and Jackie Dale of Alma; and four brothers, Ides Evans, Donny Evans and Donald Leakey, all of Alma, and Richard Leakey of Dyer.

Funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at New Beginnings Church of God in Alma with burial at Newberry Cemetery under direction of Shaffer Funeral Home of Ozark.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home and 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the church.