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Dorothy Elizabeth Rigsby Crowe
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Birth: Apr. 6, 1922
Macon County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 27, 2014
Jersey County
Illinois, USA

McCracken-Dean FH, Pana, IL Online Obituary

Dorothy Elizabeth Crowe, 91, of Pana, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, January 27, 2014 in Jersey Community Hospital, Jerseyville, IL. She was born April 6, 1922 in Macon County, IL, the daughter of Jesse Ray & Clara Elizabeth (Putsch) Rigsby.
A graduate of Macon High School, Dorothy grew up on Macon County, and then lived on the farm in Owaneco until 1983, when she moved to Pana. She had owned & operated Merle Norman in Pana for many years.
Dorothy was very active in her church, Buckeye United Methodist Church. She was also a member of the Garden Club; Christian County Home Extension; Financial Club, and many other clubs & organizations.
Dorothy Rigsby & Mitchell Crowe were married on July 30, 1943 in Winchester, IN. He preceded her in death on January 31, 1989.
She is survived by her children: Joyce Rose, Jerseyville, IL; Diana Auvenshine & husband Dean, Clarksville, TN; Vicki Nyholm & husband John, Des Plaines, IL; and Darrell Crowe & wife LouVine Sies, Mt. Olive, IL; 10 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces & nephews. Besides her husband, she was preceded by her parents; daughter, Marsha Ellen Crowe; grandson, Joseph Crowe on June 4, 2000; and 3 sisters: Velma Widick, Mildred White, & Eileen Landolt.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 1, 2014 in McCracken-Dean Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Betty Coffey officiating. Burial will be in Buckeye Cemetery, Owaneco, IL. Friends may call on Friday, January 31, 2014 from 4 to 7 p.m. in McCracken-Dean Funeral Home and on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until service time in the funeral home.
Family links: 
  Jesse Ray Rigsby (1891 - 1953)
  Clara Elizabeth Putsch Rigsby (1889 - 1950)
  Mitchell Crowe (1922 - 1989)
  Infant Son Rigsby (1911 - 1911)*
  Velma B. Rigsby Widick (1912 - 1968)*
  Dorothy Elizabeth Rigsby Crowe (1922 - 2014)
*Calculated relationship
Buckeye Prairie Cemetery
Christian County
Illinois, USA
Created by: (Helen) Jean Kennedy
Record added: Jan 28, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 124278498
Dorothy Elizabeth <i>Rigsby</i> Crowe
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