Mrs. Frances Evon Crocker, 81, found haven in the arms of the Maker on August 17, 2019 at 10:15 pm surrounded by family at the Greene Rural Nursing Home. She was a resident of Mt. Pisgah community bordering the town of Leakesville, Mississippi. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother who loved to sew, cook, spend time with family, and work in the garden. She was a faithful wife for the past 39 years and was a faithful saint that attended church at Mt. Pisgah UPC. She was a strong godly woman who will be greatly missed by all.
Mrs. Crocker was preceded in death by her son, Baby Beck; her parents, Fred and Annie Carnley; brother, Franklin Edward Carnley; daughter-in-law, Cammie McLain; and grandson, John Michael Crocker.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Henry Calaway Crocker; daughters, Sherry Bradley (Scott), Flora Grimes (Johnny), Becky Cooper, Margie James (Ronnie), Melissa Steele (Michael), and Carrie Lecates; sons, Timmy Castleberry, Henry Crocker, Jr. (Kristina), and Samuel McLain (Cammie); siblings, Ethree Taylor (Jimmy), Racheal Stewart, Ruth Bell, Rev. Ronnie Carnley (Bonnie), Mildred Sapp, and Kaye Ham (Bill); 19 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.
The wake will be Tuesday, August 20, 2019 from 6-9 pm at Mt. Pisgah UPC. The funeral service will be Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 12 pm with Rev. Karl Causey and Rev. Ronnie Carnley officiating. Interment will be in the Mt. Pisgah UPC Cemetery. On-line condolences can be given at www.freemanleakesville.com. Freeman Funeral Home – Leakesville is in charge of arrangements.
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