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 Creyola <I>Hardyman</I> Maddox

Creyola Hardyman Maddox

Broadlands, Champaign County, Illinois, USA
Death 17 Jun 2014 (aged 91)
Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA
Burial Sidell, Vermilion County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 131902773 · View Source
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Creyola Gilroy Maddox, 91, of Sidell passed away at 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, 2014, in Tucson, Ariz.

Creyola was born Sept. 4, 1922, at Broadlands to Levi and Cleora Darnell Hardyman. She married Jonathan Gilroy on July 25, 1942, at Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He passed away in 1984. Creyola later married Clarence Maddox on June 30, 1986, at Maui, Hawaii. Clarence passed away on Sept. 16, 1987.

Survivors include one daughter, Nancy Hack of Oakwood; one son-in-law, Dean Hack of Urbana; one daughter-in-law, Pat Gilroy of Sidney; one stepson, Joe (Elizabeth) Maddox of Sidell; one stepdaughter, Peggy (Robert) Lale of Albuquerque, N.M.; two sisters, Lorine Bronas of Griffith, Ind., and Alberta Peterson of Champaign; six grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; six step-great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her son, James J. Gilroy, and two sisters, Belva and Crayola.

Creyola was active in Republican politics and a former member and Sunday school teacher at the Sidell Baptist Church. She was a devoted homemaker and a member of the Northwest Baptist Church in Tucson.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Sidell Baptist Church, with Craig Roller and Rev. Tim Pearman officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery at Sidell. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church.

Memorials may be made to the Sidell Baptist Church.

Robison Chapel in Catlin is handling service details.

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  • Created by: Janet S. Alvis
  • Added: 26 Jun 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 131902773
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Creyola Hardyman Maddox (4 Sep 1922–17 Jun 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131902773, citing Fairview Cemetery, Sidell, Vermilion County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Janet S. Alvis (contributor 47058712) .