Evelyn McDaniel Locke, age 91, affectionately known as Mimi, passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2009.
Funeral Services were held at 10:00 a.m. at the Central Methodist Church in Brownwood on Saturday, August 29, and interment followed at Wallace Creek Cemetery in San Saba County. The family greeted guests from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Friday night at Davis Morris Funeral Home.
Evelyn was born on March 13, 1918 in San Saba County, Texas to Alvie and Addie McDaniel. She graduated from San Saba High School and Daniel Baker College. After graduating college she taught school in May, Texas before marrying Bruce M. Locke in April of 1941. Evelyn traveled with her husband and family throughout Europe and the Far East, later returning to Brownwood and working for PF&E Oil Company for many years.
Evelyn is survived by her son, Robert S. Locke and his wife, Charlotte of Clarksville, TN; a daughter, Suzanne Prosise and her husband, James of Brownwood; five granddaughters, Kimberly Leverett and her husband, David of Longmont, CO.; Timi Abney and her husband, Jamie of Corpus Christi, TX; Kristi Terbush and her husband, Jason of Abilene; Madison Locke of Clarksville, TN; and Dixie Flores of College Station, TX; great-grandchildren, Carly, Sierra, and Zak Leverett of Longmont, CO.; Conor and Evelyn Moore and Tyler Abney of Corpus Christi, TX; and Ethan and Lauren Terbush of Abilene; her very special nieces, Jeannette McDaniel Chesser and Sharon McDaniel Duncan of Brownwood; and many great-great nieces and nephews; along with a great-great-great niece.
Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents, Alvie and Addie McDaniel; her sister, Alvis Jaschke; and four brothers, Sherman McDaniel, Gene McDaniel, Jack McDaniel, and Carl McDaniel.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.mem.com.
Davis-Morris Funeral Home in Charge of Arrangements.