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“Sorry to read about the loss of your loved one. You certainly have my condolences. May the GOD of all comfort and peace be with you all. (Psalm 65:2) ”
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“To the Evans Family, I send you my greatest sympathy in the recent death of Miss Modestine. To Carolyn and Harden, Jr. I send my love. God will be...Read More »
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Obituary "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, a righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love only his appearing." (2 Timothy 4:7-8) After a long illness, Modestine McClain-Evans, affectionately known as "Mot," was called to her Heavenly home on the morning of May 13, 2013. Modestine was born June 14, 1922 in Lamar, South Carolina a daughter of the late Evander and Marie Lee McClain, Jr. She was the second oldest of six siblings, four have preceded her in death. Modestine received her education in the public schools of Lee and Darlington Counties. In the year of 1939, she married the love of her life, Harden Evans, Sr. and to this union four children were born, Harden Evans, Jr., Mable Evans Clarke, Audrey Evans Holloway and Christopher Lynn Evans. From the day of marriage, Modestine worked side by side with her husband. She was a sweet spirited, kind-hearted, peacemaker, caring and generous woman of God. She was one of Gods faithful and prayerful servants. "Mot" enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren, family and friends. She always had a kind word to say about everyone. "Mot" was always willing to lend a helping hand where ever she was needed in the church or community. One of her famous expressions was "I thank God for allowing me to be in the land of the living." Modestine accepted Christ at a very early age. She was a life member of Sandy Grove United Methodist Church, of which her grandfather was a founding member. "Mot" served faithfully in many capacities in the church and community until her health failed. She served as Treasurer for Sandy Grove United Methodist Church, a choir member, a Sunday School Teacher, President of the Women Society of Christian Service, Ward Leader, and a member of the Stewardess Board. She was also an honorable Eastern Star and Royal Ladies Knight. She received several awards and citations for her service. Those who knew and loved her will miss her dearly. Surviving to cherish the loving memory of Modestine McClain Evans is her two sons, Harden (Jannie) Evans, Jr. of Lamar, SC and Christopher Lynn (Linda) Evans of Laurel, MD; three daughters, Mable (William) Clarke of Florence, SC, Audrey Evans Holloway of Raleigh, NC, and Thelma Lee Burris of Lamar, SC; a special niece, raised as her daughter, Leland Carraway; a sister, Wilhelmenia (Dr. Benjamin) Brockington of Charleston, SC; an adopted son, 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grand children and 10 great-great grand children; three sisters-in-law, Archiebelle Evans-Barber of Baltimore, MD, Vermelle McClain of Lamar, SC and Sarah Evans of Silver Springs, MD, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and very dear friends.