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Evans William Hayden Evans, 83, of Clinton, Tennessee, author, journalist, banker, businessman and retired army officer, died Feb. 22. A native of DeKalb County, Hayden was born June 21, 1931, and was preceded in death by his parents, Haden Holland "Buster" and Alta Mai Caplinger Evans, of DeKalb County, and first wife Margaret Alda "M.A." Boyce Evans. He is survived by wife Valeda Joyce Evans; son, Boyce Hayden Evans and wife Teresa of Clinton; son, John Williams Evans of Clinton; daughter, Anne Margaret Evans Moyer and husband, Randolph of Chesapeake, Va; grandsons, John Hayden Evans and wife Kelli, William Evans and wife Brittany, Randolph Moyer, Jr., and Jake Moyer; granddaughter, Margaret Anne "Maggie" Moyer; great granddaughter, Sarah Evans, great grandson, Hayden Daniel Evans; brother, Edgar Royce Evans and wife JoAnn of DeKalb County, and several nephews, nieces and cousins.