SIKESTON -- Phillip Terry Evans, age 70, died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, at his home in Sikeston.
He was born Dec. 20, 1941, in Parma, the son of Woodrow "Woody" Evans of Sikeston and the late Sue Greene Evans.
He was a retired veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during the Vietnam War. He was a successful businessman in Sikeston, having owned and operated Shear Perfection Hair Salon where he worked as a professional hairstylist for more than 20 years and was also a licensed real estate agent.
On April 18, 1998 he married Martha Jackson who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Robin Scott and Gabby Evans of Freemont, Iowa; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Lisa and Shay Borders and Leslie Evans Hedge all of Cape Girardeau and Leah and Francisco Tartabini of Ellisville; one brother and sister-in-law, David and Cindy Evans of Gulf Shores, Ala.; seven grandchildren, Ashley Evans, Justin Evans, Andrew Evans, Hanna Borders, Chayton Borders, Cameron Borders and Tre Hedge; and one great-granddaughter, Mallory Evans.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, at the Ponder Funeral Home where funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 27. The Rev. Blake Tiemann, pastor at Cape First House of Hope in Cape Girardeau, will officiate.
Burial with full military honors will follow at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield.
Online condolences may be sent at www.ponderfuneralhome.com.