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Obituaries

November 8, 2013

Anna Dale

Anna Crystal Dale went to Heaven on Nov. 7, 2013, at the age of 90.

She was born in Eureka Springs, Ark., to Elmer and Flora (Werderman) Smith on Nov. 9, 1922. They returned to Barry County, Mo., when she was 10 days old, where they lived all of her young life. She graduated from Cassville High School in Cassville, Mo.

Crystal loved the Lord and served ont he mission field in California for two-and-a-half years. Then she worked at Mohawk Petroleum. She managed a department store in Aurora, Mo., and worked at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon for 25 years as a caregiver. She was a member of Middle Creek Baptist Church and the VFW Auxiliary Post 167 in McLeansboro.

She married Wilford “Bud” Dale, “the love of her life” on Dec. 28,. 1974, in the home of his sister, Mae Todd, in Meadow Brook. Bud preceded her to heaven on July 26, 2008.

She is survived by three daughters and their husbands, Beverly and Herman Hooper, Flora and Joe Walker and Chris and Frank Voliva; eight grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; two stepsons, Bruce and Danny Dale; two stepdaughters, Becky Purcell and Kim Hutchcraft; six stepgrandchildren; and 1 stepgreat-grandchild; three sisters-in-law, Mae Todd, Bonnie Voliva and Donna and Chet Brake; a brother-in-law, Hoarse Earl Stephens; two very special friends, Rodney and Darlene Grewe; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; three sisters, Grace Laney, Dorothy Folsom and Jessie Fred Stephens.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday at Middle Creek Church with Herman Hopper offiiating. Burial will be at Middle Creek Cemertery.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Monday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Middle Creek Cemetery in care of Davy Brake, Dahlgren, in memory of Bud and Crystal Dale.

Harre Funeral Home, McLeansboro, is in charge of all arrangements.

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