Tifton Gazette

Obituaries

September 16, 2008

Obituaries 9-17

Bobbie Pearl

Dixon Evans

McCrimmon

IRWINVILLE— Bobbie Pearl Dixon Evans McCrimmon, 76, of Irwinville, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2008 at home surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Big Creek Baptist Church in Irwin County with the Rev. Ed Reeves and the Rev. Tommy Land Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.

Mrs. McCrimmon was born Feb. 28, 1932 in Irwin County to the late Elbert Dixon and the late Katie Pearl Williams Dixon Morehead. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, James E. “Junie” Evans; a sister, Lafern Dixon; a brother, Jimmy Dixon and a daughter-in-law, Shirlene Evans.

She lived in the community most of her life, retiring from Paulk Funeral Home in Ocilla after more than 25 years of service as a receptionist helping families in Ben Hill and Irwin counties. One of her joys was sharing chocolate with everyone. Mrs. McCrimmon was also a former employee of Dill’s Hardware, Halperin’s Department Store and Belk’s. She was a member of Big Creek Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband of 41 years, the Rev. Wayne McCrimmon of Irwinville; sons and their spouses, Rick and DeeDee Evans, Stanley and Marla Evans and Sam Evans, all of Irwinville; grandchildren and their spouses, Jamie and Pam Evans, Jodi and Chase Lott, Eric and Rebecca Evans, Maghan Evans, Chris Evans and Scarlett and Erston Royal; six great-grandchildren; sisters and their spouses, Virginia and Alvin Evans of Perry, Sandra Jacobs of Tifton, Linda and Wayne Weaver of Ocilla and Iris and Dan Henderson of Ocilla as well as several nieces and nephews.

To sign the online registry, for Mrs. McCrimmon, go to www.paulkfuneralhome.com. Paulk Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.



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