Ruby Leona Crow, daughter of the late Walter M. Creg and Ethel Bell Jerls Creg, was born on Oct. 2, 1917, and died Wednesday, June 8, 2011, at Golden Living Center in Bloomfield, Mo., at the age of 93. Mrs. Crow was united in marriage to Wenzil Crow on Aug. 18, 1934, in Bernie, Mo. He preceded her in death on April 13, 1976.
Mrs. Crow was a homemaker, farm wife, avid gardener and loved to oil paint. She loved traveling and visited many parts of the USA. She lived in her rural home near Bernie for many years and attended the First Baptist Church of Bernie, Mo.
Survivors include three sons, David Edward Crow, Larry Keith Crow, and Darell Duane Crow, all of rural Dexter; two daughters, Leona Lois Griffin of Dexter and Linda Sue Smothers of Bloomfield; 13 grandchildren, Mark Griffin, Diane Siebert, Craig Crow, Kirk Crow, Brad Crow, Brent Swiney, Sonya Pixley, Chad Crow, Pam Tennant, Jason Crow, Mandy Crow, Whitney Smith and Mallory Crow; 19 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one brother, Wayne Creg of Dexter.
She was preceded in death, other than by her husband and parents, by one son, Wenzil Dean Crow; and one granddaughter, Deana Kay Crow Garrett. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Leonard Creg, Dee Creg, Harold "Bud" Creg; and one sister, Betty Jones.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, June 10, 2011 at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Bernie, Mo.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 11, 2011, at the Chapel in Bernie with her nephew, Rev. Dr. Douglas Low and Rev. Bill Garrett officiating.
Interment will follow in the Bernie Cemetery.
Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.