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Roxie Crisel

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Roxie Crisel, 90, of Puxico died Monday, May 21, 2007, at Mingo Residential Care in Puxico. Mrs. Crisel was born March 15, 1917 in McGee, Mo. to the late Byron DeCelis and Nancy Jane Haddock DeCelis.

She was a member of Brown General Baptist Church.

On July 3, 1941, she married Herbert E. "Gene" Crisel of Leora. After 64 years of marriage, he preceded her in death on April 6, 2006.

Surviving are four children: Jerry Crisel, twins Larry Crisel and Lola Fowler, Stan Crisel, all of Puxico; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one brother, Dorse DeCelis of Advance; and two sisters, Betty Haynie of Advance and Rita Hodge of Petersburg, Ill.; two half-sisters, Shirley Sixgun of Edwardsville, Ill., and Marilee Jines of Bernie; and one half-brother, Butch DeCelis of Imperial.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, 2007, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Puxico.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 24, 2007, at the funeral home chapel with Brothers Johnny Buttry and Ray Placher officiating.

Interment will follow at Puxico Cemetery.

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