Iola Edna "Sunny" Evans was born prematurely due to a wagon accident on January 12, 1915, in Sevier County, Arkansas, to Mary Etter (Honnoll) and Asa Marion Hubbard. She passed away August 19, 2014, in Clinton, Oklahoma, at the age of 99 years, 7 months and 7 days. Sunny began life in a shoe box next to the stove as a baby Her childhood was spent in Sevier County, Arkansas, where she grew up and graduated from Lockesburg High School in 1932. After graduation, she furthered her education in Dallas from a business college where she resided in Ms. Hattie's Boarding House. This is where she met and was married to Joe Allen Evans in Dallas, Texas on November 26, 1941. Sunny and Joe moved to the family farm and ran the country store in the community of Forty-One during World War II. They moved to Dill City in 1948, where Sunny and Joe raised their children.