Evelyn Dake, 93, of Dixon died at 5:30 P.M. Thursday, June 21, 2001, in Christian Health Care Center in Dixon. She was born Nov 18, 1907, in Maries County, a daughter of Newt and Laura Lea Dake. She was a member of the First Christian Church at the Ladies Mission Group, the church treasurer and was a member of the Friendship Club, all of Dixon. In 1923 she began working for the Dr. A .J. Crider family as a housekeeper and was a dedicated caregiver for four generations of the Crider family, retiring in 1974. In addition to working for the Crider family, she worked at the Dixon theater for a time, She is survived by one sister, Clara Vaughn, St. Ann. She was preceeded in death by her parents; one brother, Robert Dake; and one sister, Inez Hazzell. Funeral services were held Monday, June 25, in the Dixon Chapel of the Birmingham-martin Funeral Homes with the Rev. Julian (Rod) Rodriquez officiating. Internment will be in the Dixon Cemetery.