In Loving Memory…

Evelyn M. Watson

Evelyn Marie Watson, 83, of Sedalia, passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at Fair View Nursing Home.

She was born December 26, 1934, in Falls City, NE, daughter of Glen A. and Dorothy G. (Harmon) Reckard.

On May 22, 1954, she married Billy L. Watson, who preceded her in death on June 25, 2016.

Evelyn’s life was devoted to her family and her Lord. As a child, she walked to church, and church continued to be a priority throughout her life. She played piano at many churches. She was currently a member of East Sedalia Baptist Church.

Surviving are three sons, Marty Watson (Luella), Keith Watson, and Roger Watson (Kerri), all of Lincoln, NE; daughter-in-law, Gail Watson, of Richmond, MO; five grandchildren, Barbara, Alexis, Kirstie, Spencer and Sam; and two great-granddaughters, Grace and Bethany.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Richard Watson; and a grandson, Alex.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 1, at Heckart Funeral Home, with Jeff Page officiating.

Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until service time Monday at the funeral home.


  1. Debbie and Mike Kelley

    Marty, Keith, Roger so sorry for your loss. Aunt Evelyn is in a better place, she is with uncle Bill and other family. She’ll be missed dearly. Love you all. Sending prayers am thinking of you all. Take care cousins.

  2. Evelyn will be missed she in now at rest in the arms of her heavenly Father. My sympathy to her family.

  3. Tammy Stockstill Johnson

    Sending our love from Kansas. Aunt Evelyn was such a special lady. She was such a blessing to all and will be fondly remembered. Her dedication to the Lord and her family was an inspiration to us. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you and bring peace during this most difficult time. Love from Kansas,
    Crawford’s and Johnsons

  4. What a Sad loss, you were always good to me!!!!! RIP

  5. Jennifer Watson Humphrey

    So sorry to learn of Evelyn’s passing. I remember her and Billy when my family would go to Aunt Edie’s and see Uncle Oscar and Aunt Nora. Lost track after losing my dad, Big Sam. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

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