Born 12-9-1929 -- Died 8-27-2002
Ruth Imogene Crews, 72, of Alton, Mo., was born Dec. 9, 1929, and died Aug. 27, 2002, at her home. She was the daughter of Jasper Ray and Delia Barton-Johnson. She was married to Sherman Crews April 5, 1952. She was saved at an early age.Survivors are three daughters, Carolyn and husband, Charlie Trantham of Alton, Marilyn and husband, Mark Eldringhoff of West Plains, and Diana and husband, Monty Yates of Fordland, Mo.; two sons, Grover and wife, Darlene Crews of Alton, and Sherman Crews, Jr. and wife, Tammy of West Plains; two sisters, Ruby Crews of Koshkonong,Mo., and Louise Skeeter of Chaffee, Mo.; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and numerous other friends and relatives.She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Sherman; one sister, Lurene Crowder; and one infant brother, Ray Johnson, Jr. Aug. 29, at the Shiloh Cemetery with Bro. Charlie Trantham officiating. Arrange-ments were by the Clary Funeral Home of Alton.