Evelyn was born to Ernest and Clara Roberts-Blaylock July 12, 1927 in Clovis, New Mexico. She worked as a waitress for several years at Roswell Livestock Café. Evelyn was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church and a favorite Bible verse of hers reads, "Her children rise up and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her."....Proverbs 31:28.
She is preceded in death by her parents Ernest and Clara Blaylock; son Robert "Bobby" Ernest Beckhart; two sisters Christine Cunningham and Nadine Franklin; and grandson Ricky Horn.
She is survived by her daughter Diane Sanders and husband Jim of Dexter, N.M.; 4 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; 17 great-great grandchildren; 3 great-great- great grandchildren; niece Pam Gray; nephew Randy Cunningham; numerous great nieces and nephews. A special mention to everyone she loved at Mission Arch Care with a special thanks to Kathy Morris.