DEBRA LOUISE (GIERHART) EVANS, 54, wife of the Rev. James M. Evans, Jr., pastor of Crescent Avenue United Methodist Church in Fort Wayne, died Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010. A celebration of her life will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 28 at the Crescent Avenue United Methodist, 1232 Crescent Avenue, Fort Wayne, IN 46805. Following the service family members will receive and greet guests. She is survived by her husband, Rev. James M. Evans Jr.; two sons, James McCall Evans III and Cameron Willis Evans; parents, Rev. Dr. and Mrs. B. Willis Gierhart (a former superintendent of the Fort Wayne District) now of Indianapolis; and brother, James W. Gierhart of Indianapolis. She was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Anne Gierhart of Indianapolis. Condolences can be sent to the Rev. James Evans at the Crescent Avenue UMC.