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SS Peter and Paul Church
Thursday December 26th, 2019
4:00pm - 8:00pm

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St. Paul United Church of Christ (Waterloo)
Friday December 27th, 2019

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Dorothy Lee Crutchfield

Dorothy Lee Crutchfield, nee Criswell, 91, of Waterloo, IL, died December 21, 2019, in Red Bud, IL. She was born October 9, 1928, in Joplin, MO.

She is survived by her son David Lee Crutchfield (partner Terri Seyler); grandchildren Andrew "AJ" (Jess Tiemann) Crutchfield and Alyson Anheuser Crutchfield; great grandson Brayden Lee Crutchfield; nephews Lowell Trueman, Richard (Patricia) Potts; great niece Trisha Trueman Weaver; great nephew Jonathan Pott, Chip (Ashley) Potts; many great great nieces; great great nephews; and many close relatives and friends.

Dorothy is preceded in death by her husband James Ruble Crutchfield (married 52 years); parents Jesse Lee & Lillie (nee Ahlers) Criswell; sister Lillian Criswell Trueman; brothers John Martin Criswell and Luther Wesley Criswell.

She was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ - Waterloo, Choir Women of St. Paul, leader of prayer circle, formerly a member of First United Methodist Church in Lexington where she sang in the choir since 1944 until moving to Waterloo in 2001, Kentucky retired Teacher Association, graduate of Ashbury university, got a Masters from Murray State College, and was a member of numerous state and national educational organizations.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
St. Paul UCC - Waterloo
or Hospice of Southern Illinois

4 PM to 8 PM Thursday, December 26, 2019 at Quernheim Funeral Home
10 AM until time of service Friday at St. Paul United Church of Christ

11 AM Friday, December 27, 2019 at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Michael Southcombe officiating
Interment at Kolmer Memorial Cemetery in Waterloo, IL

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A candle was lit in memory of Dorothy Crutchfield

David Crutchfield Dec 22 2019 12:00 AM