Elmer Crockett Evans, 89, El Dorado Springs, Mo., died Dec. 21, 2003, at Community Springs Nursing Home in El Dorado Springs, Mo. Mr. Evans was born on Nov. 22, 1914, in Harrison, Ark., the son of Alexander LouVance and Oma Maggie Lena (White) Evans. On March 8, 1958, he married Mirtie Norene Sanders in Independence, Mo.
Mr. Evans retired from General Motors in 1977. He was a U.S. Army veteran who was awarded two bronze stars and a good conduct medal. He was a member of the Park Street Christian Church in El Dorado Springs.
He is survived by one daughter, Lucille Hoagland, Schell City, Mo., and three grandchildren.
Services were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 23, at Lewis Hoagland Funeral Home in Schell City, Mo., with Pastor Howard McPeak officiating. Interment was in Green Lawn Cemetery in Schell City, Mo. Soloist was Julie Wilson. Pallbearers were John M. Hoagland, Drue Hoagland, Kurt Wilson, Grant Wilson, Greg Ambrose and Jesse Beaty. Memorials may be made to the youth group at either Schell City Christian Church or Park Street Christian Church in care of the funeral home.