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Woodrow Crites

Wednesday, April 2, 2003

Woodrow Paul Crites, 81, of Puxico, was born May 30, 1921, at Greenbrier, the son of the late Horace and Dovie Cato Crites, and died April 1, 2003, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Mr. Crites had been a farmer and timer worker all of his life. He was of the Baptist faith and attended Sturdivant General Baptist Church. He was also a veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Army from 1942-1945. On June 9, 1942, he and Pauline Woodfin were united in marriage at Bloomfield, and she survives of the home. Other survivors include a son, Bob Crites of Advance; a daughter, Debbie Richards of Advance; two brothers, Ernie Crites of Kinder and Junior Crites of Edwardsville, Ill.; five sisters, Norma Issac of Kinder, Vivian Haskell of Florissant, Aszella Lemons and Ilean Welch, both of Alton, Ill., and Emma Price of St. Louis; three grandchildren, Rodney Crites of Jackson, Robin Minton and Crystal Richards, both of Advance; and three great-grandchildren, Missy Minton of Advance, Amber Crites and Chelsea Crites, both of Jackson. A brother and sister preceded him in death. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today, Wednesday, April 2, 2003, at Morgan Funeral Chapel in Advance. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 3, 2003, at Morgan Funeral Chapel in Advance with Rev. Ray Placher officiating. Interment will follow at Morgan Memorial Park in Advance. PAID

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