Patricia Crawford, 82, St. Elmo

Patricia Crawford, 82, St. Elmo

Patricia Crawford, 82, of St. Elmo and formerly of Peoria, died at 12:25 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 22, 2008, at Friendship Manor in St. Elmo.

Graveside services were to be held at 11 a.m. on Monday at Griffith Cemetery, rural Brownstown. No visitation was held. Kessel Funeral Home in St. Elmo was in charge of arrangements. Memorials: Griffith Cemetery Fund.

Mrs. Crawford was born on June 11, 1925, in Colchester, the daughter of Earl and Nellie Hunter Rhodes. She married Lewis Crawford on May 15, 1953, in Colchester.

She retired in 1983 as a bank teller and bulk cage officer at First National Bank (Commerce Bank) in Peoria. She was a member of Colchester Christian Church, and she enjoyed making crafts with her husband in his woodworking shop.

She is survived by her husband; sister, Ann and her husband George Oglesby of Peoria; niece, Mary Ann Klein of Chicago; and nephew, Stephen Oglesby of Lamoore, Calif.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

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