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Dr. Tony and Dr. Lois Evans | Source: Getty Images
Dr. Tony and Dr. Lois Evans | Source: Getty Images

Lois Evans Was Tony Evans' Wife of Nearly Half a Century – More about Her

Gaone Pule
Jan 12, 2024
08:30 A.M.

Dr. Lois Evans was married to a well-known pastor for nearly five decades. In addition to being a wife, she was a mother and a grandmother and had accomplished a lot in her lifetime.

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Dr. Lois Evans, Tony Evans' wife, was an employee at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, the Grand Old Gospel Fellowship Ministry, and the Dallas Federal Savings and Loan.

She also held several executive management positions, including being an Executive Vice President and Senior Vice President of The Urban Alternative, an organization she co-founded with her husband in 1982. Lois was also the founder of the Pastor's Wife Ministry.

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Lois Evans' Life Achievements

Lois had a BA in Business Administration from Dallas Baptist University and a Doctorate of Human Letters from Eastern College. She was honored with the Good Samaritan Award in 1995 for outstanding Christian service to the community.

Five years later, in 2000, Lois received the Status of Women Award from Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. She also scooped up The Woman of the Year in Ministry Award.

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In addition, Lois was a globetrotter as she had traveled to the Caribbean, South America, China, India, West Africa, Europe, and the United States.

The public figure has a solid social media following on Instagram at the time of this writing, with over 45,000 followers on the platform, which features motivational quotes and photos of her loved ones, including her spouse.

Lois Evans Was Married to Tony Evans for Almost 5 Decades

Lois was the wife of radio and television broadcaster Dr. Tony Evans. The couple was married for almost 50 years and welcomed four children: Anthony Jr., Crystal, Jonathan, and Priscilla Evans.

The famous pair, similar to T.D. Jakes and Serita Jakes, are also grandparents, with five granddaughters and eight grandsons. Lois and her favorite pastor/teacher and best friend also have two great-grandchildren.

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Lois Evans' Death and How Her Husband Honors Her Memory

Sadly, Lois passed away in December 2019. Her beloved husband, a Senior Pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship, announced her death on Facebook, writing;

"Just before the sun came up this morning, the love of my life, Lois Irene Evans, transitioned from earth and watched her first sunrise from heaven."

Tony revealed that he was fortunate enough to have held his wife's hand as she took her last breath, adding that the couple's children were also present.

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The father of four explained that before Lois died, they expressed their love for her and told her how proud they were of her and grateful for the life she lived. "We are what we are because of her," said the speaker.

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Tony Evans' wife passed on at the age of 70. Four years after she died, in December 2023, her spouse honored her on social media on what would have been her 74th birthday.

Tony shared a picture of his beaming wife on Instagram and penned, "[...] I continue to praise God for the powerful life and legacy she left for me and our kids," adding the family would mark the occasion during a church service.

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