Mt. Vernon Register-News

Obituaries

November 10, 2012

Ruthella Crawford

MT. VERNON — — Ruthella Crawford, 93, of Ina, passed away at 5:45 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at the Stonebridge Senior Living Center in Benton.

She was born in Jefferson County on May 9, 1919, the daughter of William Edgar and Ruby (Farmer) Williams.

She married William Gale Crawford on Oct. 7, 1940, in Ina, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 8, 2008.

Mrs. Crawford was affectionately known as “Granny” to her family. She loved baby-sitting and playing with her great-granddaughters. She loved to crochet, especially afghans and sewing. Mrs. Crawford enjoyed taking care of her home and tending to her flowers.

Mrs. Crawford is survived by her son-in-law, David Stiff and wife Tonya of Mt. Vernon; granddaughter, Nancy Montgomery and husband Jim of Opdyke; great-granddaughters, Anessa Montgomery and Samantha Montgomery; sisters, Eva Sweetin of Ina and Helen Payne of Ina; brother, Bill Rockett of Mt. Vernon; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Mrs. Crawford was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Martha Marie Stiff; sisters, Hazel Williams, Mayona Cramer and Nellie Bertsch; and brothers, Everett Williams, Ivan Williams and Rufus Rockett.

Graveside funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the Kirk Cemetery in Ina with Elder Bill Rockett and Bro. Brad Ryan officiating. Visitation will be from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. Sunday at the Johnston Funeral Home in Ina.

For those who wish, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the Kirk Cemetery Association and will be accepted at the funeral home.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • 7-29 obit verla richardson Verla Richardson Verla J. Richardson, 64, of McLeansboro, died at 8:15 p.m. Saturday, July 26 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind.She was born Feb. 17, 1950, in McLeansboro, the daughter of Millage and Edith (Essary) Thompson. She married Merle Langley, who prec

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-29 obit ethel hardig Ethel Hardig Ethel Louise Hardig, 55, of Mt. Vernon, died at 4:48 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at her home.She was born on March 8, 1959, in Champaign, the daughter of Fred Arnold and Dollie May (Kingston) Wheeler.She attended Unity High School in Tolono and rec

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-29 obit leon bennett Leon Bennett Leon Bennett, 66, of Xenia, passed away at 2:14 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2014, at his home.Leon was born July 8, 1948, in Johnsonville, a son of Ferman Luther and Dororthy Dorene (Burgess) Bennett. He married Charlotte Sue Caudle on May 3, 1969, in Xeni

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • verla richardson.jpg Verla Richardson

    Verla J. Richardson, 64, of McLeansboro, died at 8:15 p.m. Saturday, July 26 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ethel Hardig.jpg Ethel Hardig

    Ethel Louise Hardig, 55, of Mt. Vernon, died at 4:48 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at her home.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-26 obit gene davis Burrell "Gene" Davis Burrell Eugene “Gene” Davis, 86, of Mt. Vernon, died at 6 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2014, at Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor in Mt. Vernon.Mr. Davis was a retired Illinois Bell Telephone employee for forty years, ending his career as the state safety direct

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-26 obit rodney lipe Rodney Lipe Rodney James Lipe, 76, of Mt. Vernon, died 2:40 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2014, at Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor in Mt. Vernon. He was born Friday, April 29, 1938, in Jacksonville, the son of James A. and Ida Mae Lipe.Rodney worked as a laborer in area oi

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-26 obit marshall cross Marshall Cross, Jr. Marshall Marion Cross, Jr., 74, of Belle Rive, went to be with Jesus at 3:35 p.m. Thursday, July 24, 2014, at his home in Belle Rive.He was born Friday, Sept. 15, 1939, in Mt. Vernon, the son of Marshall Marion Cross, Sr. and Lena A. (Sneed) Cross. H

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-25 obit donna dammrich Donna Dammrich Donna Marie Dammrich, of Potosi, Mo., departed this life on July 19, 2014, having reached the age of fifty three years, five months and three days.She was born on Feb. 16, 1961, in Honolulu, a daughter to Elmo Kebodeaux and the late Marlys Daley Kebo

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Karen Kirk Karen L. Kirk, 59, of Mt. Vernon, died 2:32 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon. She was born Sunday, Sept. 12, 1954, in Granite City, the daughter of Maxie Millan and Beulah Fern (Shell) Sanders. She

    July 25, 2014

Twitter Updates
Facebook
Stocks