Frances Ann Harris Crowell

<p style="margin: 0in 0.4in 0.0001pt 0.5in;" class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">Frances Ann Harris Crowell, departed this life Saturday, November 20, 2010 at the home of her daughter in Cobden, at the age of 93 years and 11 months.</span></p>

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<p style="margin: 0in 0.4in 0.0001pt 0.5in;" class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">Frances was born December 28, 1916, in Anna, IL to Charles and Nellie Casper Harris.<span style=""> </span> She was the last living child of nine.<span style=""> </span></span></p>

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<p style="margin: 0in 0.4in 0.0001pt 0.5in;" class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">She is survived by 2 daughters, Virginia Erwin of Cobden, and Verna Mae (Claris) Bridwell of Cobden;</span></p>

<p style="margin: 0in 0.4in 0.0001pt 0.5in;" class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">2 grandchildren, Raymond R. Crowell of Sullivan, Indiana and Mae Ellen Rozendol of Jacksonville, Flordia.</span></p>

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<p style="margin: 0in 0.4in 0.0001pt 0.5in;" class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">She married December 3, 1932 in Alto Pass, Illinois to Raymond J. (Ray) Crowell.</span></p>

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<p style="margin: 0in 0.4in 0.0001pt 0.5in;" class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Ray, 1 son, Melvin W. Crowell, 1 son-in-law Bruce Erwin, sisters, Geneva McClellan, Lakewood, CO, Vesta Vincent, Wolf Lake, Mildred Vincent, Makanda, Cora Aikman, Olympia, WA, Margaret Neighbors, Alto Pass and Clorene Meadows, Alto Pass, brothers, William (Bill) Harris, Anna, and Harold Harris, Frost Proof, FL.</span></p>

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<p style="margin: 0in 0.4in 0.0001pt 0.5in;" class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">Frances accepted Jesus as her savior at age 12 at Lockard Chapel Church.<span style=""> </span> She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church east of Cobden and a devout Christian.<span style=""> </span> She retired from Shapiro Development Center in Kankakee, IL where she was employed for several years.</span></p>

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<p style="margin: 0in 0.4in 0.0001pt 0.5in;" class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">Funeral services will be at Crain Funeral Home in Anna on Tuesday November 23, 2010 at 1:00 PM with visitation from 11:00AM-1:00PM. Pastor Myron Dee Armes and a close friend Rev. Donald Pearson will be officiating.<span style=""> </span> Memorial contributions can be made to Shiloh Baptist Church, Cobden, IL and left at the funeral home.<span style=""> </span> Burial will be in Alto Pass Cemetery.</span></p>

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<p style="margin: 0in 0.4in 0.0001pt 0.5in;" class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">To leave online condolences visit <a href="http://www.crainsonline.com/">www.crainsonline.com</a></span></p>


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