SIMPKINS, Evelyn Jul 16, 1927 – May 2, 2021

TILTON – Evelyn L. Simpkins, 93, of Tilton, Illinois passed away at 11:20 am on Sunday, May 2, 2021 at the Pleasant Meadows Senior Living, Chrisman, Illinois.
Evelyn was born July 16, 1927 in Catlin, Illinois to Roy and Nellie Pate Holman. She married Harry Simpkins on December 14, 1946 in Covington, Indiana. He preceded her in death on January 21, 2003. Surviving are: one son: Dennis (Velda) Simpkins of Tilton, Illinois; special friends: Stephanie (Sean) Beker, Logan Beker, Cathy (the late Bruce) Huff and family, and George and Judy Wallis; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one daughter: Cathy Gasper, four brothers; and three sisters.
Evelyn had attended the United Church of Tilton. She was an avid reader who enjoyed bunko, bingo, crocheting, quilting, making Raggedy Ann & Andy Dolls, and making pies and fudge. She was a member of the Farmers Chapel Church. The family would like to extend at special thanks to the staff and the administrator for their care and attention to Evelyn at Pleasant Meadows.
Funeral services 10 am on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at Robison Chapel, Catlin, Illinois with Reverend Lynette DeAtley officiating. Burial in Oakridge Cemetery, Catlin, Illinois. Visitation from 5 to 7 pm on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at Robison Chapel, Catlin, Illinois. Memorials to the Pleasant Meadows Activity Department. Online condolences at

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