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Obits > 1958 - Nellie Evelyn (McKenzie) McCrea

Submitted by Melva Taylor

The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois
August 25, 1958 - Monday, pg 2 col 1
Mrs. Nellie E. McCrea Services Will Be Held On Tuesday Afternoon
Tampico: - Mrs. Nellie Evelyn McCrea, 62, died Saturday at the Excelsior Spring Institute, Excelsior Springs, Mo., where she had been a patient for the past eleven years.
Funeral services were conducted at Excelsior Springs Sunday afternoon.  The body was brought to the Parent Funeral Home in Tampico where friends may call.  Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral chapel Tuesday at 2 p.m. (CST),  Richard Robinson, pastor of the Tampico Church of Christ officiating.  Burial will be in the Yorktown cemetery.
Mrs. McCrea was born March 29, 1896 in Yorktown township, the daughter of Ernest and Blanche McKenzie.  She was educated in Yorktown and Saskatchewan, Canada, where she moved with her parents when she was twelve years old.
She was married to Karl S. McCrea on Jan. 7, 1920 at Avenlea, Saskatchewan, Canada. She was a member of the Tampico Church of Christ.
Survivors are her husband, Karl, Herne, Saskatchewan, Canada;  two sisters, Mrs. Cecile McMillen, Mrs. Archie (Bessie) Yarde Sr., Tampico;  one brother Robert McKenzie, Snowden, Saskatchewan, Canada;  eight nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, two brotheers and one sister.

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