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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Oct 10, 2018
Judge Sue McKnight Evans, of Old Hickory, died on Oct. 8. She was 85. Evans began her career as a teacher, going on to earn her law degree from Nashville School of Law, and entering into private practice in Nashville. She was elected General Sessions Judge for Division IX in 1996. She successfully ran for re-election twice, and completed her service on the bench in 2014 at the end of her term. Evans was appointed to the Court of the Judiciary where she served two terms from 1999 until 2007. In 2010, she was recognized by the National Association of Women Judges. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the service at noon, tomorrow at St. Edwards Catholic Church, 188 Thompson Lane, in Nashville. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Father Ryan High School Library.