Crockett, Cora DeWeese

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Cora May DeWeese Crockett of Christiansburg, VA departed this life, entering into Paradise with Heavenly Father Wednesday, May 12, 2021. Born in Narrows, VA on April 29, 1937, she was a daughter of the late Daniel French and Cherry Fletcher DeWeese.

Cora was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints-New River Ward in Pembroke, VA. She dedicated her life also to her family, and after a career in textiles assisted as the secretary for Crockett Home Improvement in Christiansburg, VA.

Cora is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Walter George Crockett, JR; a daughter, Sherry Crockett; sons, Michael Crockett, and Raymond Crockett; granddaughter, Jessica Perdue; brothers, Daniel DeWeese, Marvin DeWeese, Everett DeWeese, and Charles DeWeese; and sisters, Mary Colgin, and Margaret Henson.

Left to cherish her memory are her sons, Allen Crockett of Christiansburg, VA, Jeffrey Crockett of Christiansburg, and George Crockett III (Larisa)of Christiansburg; a daughter, Debra Silva (Frank) of Arkansas; sisters, Ida Kessinger of Pulaski, Lena Stone of Purcellville, and Barbara Jones of Clayton, NC; 6 grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren.

There will be a Funeral Service conducted Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 2:00 PM in the Kendall Funeral Home Chapel in Pembroke, VA with Bishop Jeff Hendricks presiding. A dedication of the grave will follow in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg, VA with Andy Wilburn speaking. Family will receive friends and family on Friday, May 14, 2021 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM in the Kendall Funeral Home Chapel. A guestbook is available by visiting The staff of Kendall Funeral Home are honored to be serving the Crockett family.