Funeral services for Evelyn Cottongim, age 80 of Jewett, were held 1 P.M., Sunday, December 8, 2019 at Walters Funeral Home in Centerville, Texas. Rev. Allen Crosby, pastor of First Baptist Church in Jewett, officiated the service. Interment followed in Leona Cemetery.
Evelyn Crowell Cottongim was born November 12, 1939 in Pasadena, Texas to J.T. & Nicie Naomi (Pirtle) Dennis. She worked most of her life in grocery stores as a manager, but Evelyn’s true calling was caring for her family and those who needed help. She had even received her C.N.A. license along with her daughter. Evelyn loved her family and spoiled her grandchildren and great-grandchildren quite often. She had lived in Jewett for the past twenty-years, coming from Kirbyville and was a member of First Baptist Church in Jewett.
Evelyn passed away December 5, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. She was preceded in death by both of her parents; husband, Russel O’Neil Cottongim; son, Donald E. Enyart, Jr.; brother, Ronald L. Dennis; sister, Lavern Zula Dennis and grandsons, Rickey Dale Enyart, Jr. and Donald Eugene Enyart, III.
Surviving family members include sons, Rickey D. Enyart (Trina), Bobby W. Enyart & Robert W. Cottongim, all of Jewett; daughters, Vickie L. Steveson & Naomi J. Brown, both of Jewett; sister, Laura Clark of New Braunfels; seven grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers: Rickey Enyart, Bobby Enyart, Brandon Enyart, Seth Enyart, Paul Headrick, Jr., Steven Headrick, Jr.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.
Arrangements were under the direction of Walters Funeral Home in Centerville, Texas. www.waltersfuneralhome.com