Mary Ellis 'Bollinger' CRITES

January 7, 1917 ~ May 29, 2004

Mrs. Mary Ellis 'Bollinger' Crites passed away May 29, 2004, at NHC Nursing Home, Desloge, MO., at the age of 87 years, 4 months & 23 days. Mary was born Jan. 7, 1917, in Fredericktown, MO., to Henry J. Bollinger & Ethel Hannah 'Ellis' Bollinger. She was also preceded-in-death by her husband, John E. Crites (2000); 1 Son, Eugene Crites (1988); 2 Brothers: Clyde & Truman Bollinger; 1 Granddaughter, Melissa Crites & 1 Great-Grandson, Jackson Marshall Fritsche. Mary was a member of the United Methodist Church. Survivors Include: 3 DAUGHTERS: Peggy J. 'Mrs. Lloyd' Fritsche, of St. Louis; Martha 'Mrs. Gentry' Eaves, of Farmington & Helen 'Mrs. Eugene' Ragland, of Alexander City, AL; DAUGHTER-IN-LAW: Carol 'Stewart' Crites - of Farmington. 2 SISTERS: Alice 'Mrs. Richard' Walton; Gladys 'Mrs. Dave' Lawrence; 5 BROTHERS: Tom (& Marilyn) Bollinger; Lloyd (& Eva Dean) Bollinger; Ralph (& Ilanda) Bollinger; Frank (& Faye) Bollinger; Franklin (& Blanche) Bollinger; 13 GRANDCHILDREN & 17 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN. Visitation Monday, 5-8 pm. Visitation resumes Tuesday morning at 7:00 a.m., & funeral Tuesday morning, 10:00 a.m., June 1, 2004, at TAYLOR Funeral Service CHAPEL, Farmington, with Rev. Eddie Bone officiating. Interment following at Chestnut Ridge Cemetery, Ste. Genevieve County. Memorials may be made to: * The AmHeart Hospice &/or * The American Cancer Society.

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