POPLAR BLUFF - Evan Fonda Bascombe III, 18, died June 4, 2007, at Current River in Ripley County.
Born July 29, 1988, in Chicago, to Sharon Jamerson Winters of Poplar Bluff and Evan Bascombe Sr. of Chicago, he attended New Salem Baptist Church in Portageville. An honor graduate of Poplar Bluff High School, he played on the Mules basketball team serving as team captain his senior year. He was also a member of the track and football teams. He had attended Three Rivers Community College since January.
In addition to his parents, survivors include: two brothers, Evan Bascombe Jr. and Orlando Bascombe of Barbados; two sisters, JoAnn Bascombe of Baltimore, Md., and Arlecia Jamerson of Poplar Bluff; his grandmother, Gernice Walker of Chicago; and special friend, Erica Spencer of Poplar Bluff.
Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mt. Calvary Power House Church located at 1857 Speedway Drive in Poplar Bluff. The funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. with Dr. Ronnie Webb officiating.
Burial will be at the City Cemetery in Poplar Bluff.