1862–1932

Feb­ru­a­ry 28, 1862, Crab Or­chard, Ken­tuc­ky.

De­cem­ber 8, 1932, Tam­pa, Flor­i­da.

Green­lawn Me­mor­i­al Gar­dens, Spring­field, Mis­sou­ri.

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Granville was the son of Will­iam Nel­son Ev­ans and Ma­ry Eliz­a­beth Hurst, and hus­band of Nor­ves­ta Or­lean Blan­sett.

In ad­di­tion to writ­ing po­et­ry and songs, Ev­ans was al­so a pho­to­graph­er and drug­gist. Copyright re­cords in­di­cate he and his sons were run­ning G. P. Ev­ans and Sons Mu­sic Com­pa­ny in Tam­pa, Flor­i­da, as of 1924.

  1. Be of Good Cheer
  2. Lead Me All the Way
  3. Open the Door of Your Heart
  4. What Won­der­ful Love Has the Sav­ior Shown