PUXICO - Roxie Crisel, 90, died May 21, 2007, at the Mingo Residential Care Facility near Puxico.
Born March 15, 1917, in McGee, to the late Byron and Nancy Jane Haddock DeCelis, she had lived a few years in St. Louis before returning to Puxico where she was a member of the Brown General Baptist Church, worked as a cook at Puxico Schools and was a seamstress.
On July 3, 1941, she married Herbert E. "Gene" Crisel who preceded her in death on April 6, 2006.
One daughter-in-law, Evelyn Jane Crisel, also preceded her in death.
Survivors include: three sons and two daughters-in-law, Jerry Crisel, Larry and Sharon Crisel and Stan and Myshena Crisel of Puxico; one daughter and son-in-
law, Lola and Harvey Fowler of Puxico; one brother, Dorse DeCelis of Advance; two sisters, Betty Haynie of Advance and Rita Hodge of Petersburg, Ill.; two half-
sisters, Shirley Sixgun of Edwardsville, Ill., and Marilee Jines of Bernie; one half-
brother, Butch DeCelis of Imperial; and 10 grandchildren and five great-
Services were conducted today at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico. The Revs. Johnny Buttry and Ray Placher of Puxico officiated.
Burial followed in the Puxico Cemetery.