Eleanor Nelson Evans – Johnston, SC

Thurmond Burnett          Phone: (803)637-6536

David T. Burnett                   Fax: (803)637-6006

Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home, Inc.

Established 1902

801 Columbia Road

Post Office Box 389

Edgefield, South Carolina 29824


May 6, 2019

Eleanor Nelson Evans

Johnston, SC


Eleanor Nelson Evans, 85, of Clarksville, TN, previously of Johnston, SC, passed away peacefully at her Tennessee residence Saturday, May 4, 2019.


Visitation will be at of 12 noon at the fellowship hall of the Johnston Presbyterian Church at 700 Mims Street, Johnston, SC. Funeral services will follow at 1 pm in the church with Pastor Paul Volpitto officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Gardens Memorial Cemetery, Johnston, SC.


Mrs. Evans, a native of Whitmire, SC, had been a long-time resident of Johnston, SC prior to relocating to Tennessee. She owned and operated the Mar-San Beauty Salon on Calhoun Street prior to her retirement. She was a member of Johnston Presbyterian Church.


Mrs. Evans was predeceased by her husband, H.L. Evans and her son, Sandy Evans. She is survived by her daughter, Marcia Beasley; two grandchildren, Neil Beasley and Melissa Martinez; three great-grandchildren, Mikayla Beasley, Elayna Martinez, and Ethan Martinez; and numerous nieces and nephews.


Pallbearers are Chad Wilbanks, Randy Bunch, Dennis Evans, Shane Evans,
Chris Sligh, and Brian Dickard.


Memorials may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Alzheimer’s Disease Research, or American Cancer Society, you can do this thru our website at www.edgefieldmercantilefh.com


Mercantile Funeral Home Johnston Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


Please sign the online register book at www.edgefieldmercantilefh.com