Evelyn Bernice Crockett


February 1, 1924 - February 11, 2010





Evelyn Bernice Crockett was born February 1, 1924, at Plankinton, SD, to Louie and Vivian (Edinger) Hawkins. She attended country school, graduated from Plankinton High School and attended Dakota Wesleyan University.

On April 1, 1945, she married Francis Crockett in Plankinton at her parent’s home. They farmed near Mount Vernon where they lived until retiring and moving to Plankinton in 1977.

Evelyn was active in the Mount Vernon Methodist Church and Plankinton Methodist Church. She was an active member of the Sew-So Club serving in several offices. Evelyn received the Jefferson Award in Plankinton for community service. She was active in the VFW Auxiliary in Plankinton, was a 4-H Leader in Davison County for many years and received the Friend of 4-H Award in Aurora County. She tried to attend all activities her children and grandchildren participated in and her door was always open for everyone.

Evelyn had been a resident of the Good Samaritan Home in Corsica since November of 2005.

Grateful for having shared her life are her two daughters: Norma Clark of Stickney, Vicky Gerlach and husband, Douglas, of Mount Vernon; five grandchildren: Todd Clark of Stickney, Travis Clark and wife, Kristie of Stickney, Scott Gerlach and wife, Nicole of Mitchell, Chipp Gerlach and wife, Natalie of Mount Vernon, Angie Boetel and husband, Scott of Huron; nine great-grandchildren; one brother, Myron Hawkins of Sioux Falls, one sister-in-law, Elaine Rogers of Sioux Falls, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis, July 28, 2009, one brother, John Hawkins, her son-in-law, Merle Clark, brother-in-law, Donald Rogers and sister-in-law, Joyce Hawkins.



Sunday, February 14, 2010
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota


Monday, February 15, 2010
2:00 PM
United Methodist Church
210 N East Road
Plankinton, South Dakota


Mizpah Cemetery
Plankinton, South Dakota

Posted by Ollie on August 22, 2011
Thanks guys, I just about lost it looikng for this.
Posted by Leatrice on August 21, 2011
I bow down humbly in the persecne of such greatness.
Posted by Savion on August 21, 2011
This makes everything so completely paienlss.
Posted by Lisa Hohn on February 16, 2010
Sending you love and prayers during your time of loss. I have so many fond memories of spending time at Aunt Evelyn & Uncle Francis' house in Plank. We will be thinking of you all.

Lisa, Haley, & Brooke Hohn
Posted by Lisa Roth on February 15, 2010
Please accept our sincere sympathy for the loss of Evelyn. We know that she is at peace. May God surround you with his love and comfort during this sad time.

Pete, Lisa, Cooper and Carly Roth
Sign Evelyn Bernice Crockett's Guestbook
Your Name