Marion-Judith Ann Crees, 77, passed away on August 1, 2019 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.
Judy was born in Hammond, Indiana to A.B. and Nathalie Williams on February 26, 1942.
Judy lived a quiet life and loved spending time with her family, as they were her greatest treasures. She made friends everywhere she went and people seemed to be drawn to her beautiful smile and sweet spirit. Judy was a faithful Christian prayer warrior and enjoyed activities organized by her church.
She is survived by:
Daughter-Melinda (Doug) Deaton of Marion
Grandson-Douglas Deaton of Marion
Hannah (Wil) Keller of Indiana
Sarah Small of Indiana
Ava Rose Crees of Indiana
Daughter in law-Cherlyn Crees of Indiana
Mother-Nathalie (Bob) Walker of Marion
Brother-Bailey Williams of Louisiana
Sister-Melanie (Jesse) James of Marion
Miles (Hannah) James of St. Louis
Max James of Marion
Austin Williams of Louisiana
B.G. Williams of Louisiana
Great Nieces-Kristine, Katie and Chole Williams of Louisiana
Great Nephew-Blaze Williams of Louisiana
She was preceded in death by her father, A.B. Williams and son, Don Austin Crees
In keeping with her wishes, she will be cremated. Family graveside services will be held at a later date. Blue Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family with arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois or The Lighthouse Shelter and will be accepted at the funeral home.