January 2, 2003
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Alonzo Evans
Alonzo J. “Zote” Evans of Dayton died Sunday, Dec. 22, in his residence. He was 61 years of age.
Born July 31, 1940, in Springfield, he was the son of Albert and Mattie Lee (McMichael) Evans.
He was employed as a professional musician.
He was preceded in death by his brother Elbert “Trimble” Evans and two brothers-in-law.
He is survived by three brothers and sisters-in-law, William “Billy” and Annette Evans of Springfield, Vernon “Tiny” and Tracy Evans of Yellow Springs and Paul E. and Doris Evans of Dayton; two sisters, Georgeanna Whittington of Detroit and Marcilline “Marty” Massey of Dayton; three aunts, Louise Smith and Evelyn Davis, both of Springfield and Ella Mae McCluskey of California; a sister-in-law, Diane Evans; and a number of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, Dec. 26, in the Highlight Baptist Church in Springfield, with burial following in Ferncliff Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were handled by the Robert C. Henry Funeral Home.

Memorial service for John McConville
A memorial service for John McConville will be held Saturday, Jan. 4, at 1 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church, 314 Xenia Avenue.
McConville died on Monday, Nov. 25.Susan Sieminski