Crystal O’Connor

Sep 24th, 1961 - Sep 3rd, 2021
Crystal O’Connor

Crystal O’Connor, 59, passed away on Friday, September 3, 2021 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.

Crystal was born on September 24, 1961 in Marion to Horace Clifton and Shirley Bell (Edwards) Bloodworth.  She married David O’Connor on July 31, 1981 and they shared 40 years of marriage.  David passed away on Monday, September 6, 2021, just three days after Crystal.

Survivors include:

Daughter-Christy Peterson (Edward)

Son-David Darren O’Connor (Ashley Hatley)


Garret Dunning

Christian Hollgarth

Korbyn Peterson

Aidyn Peterson

Gracey O’Connor

Levi O’Connor

Bentlee O’Connor

Augustus O’Connor

Woodrow O’Connor

Brothers and sisters:

Rod Bloodworth (Lashirl)

Ellen Williamson (Bruce)

Clifton Bloodworth (Regina)

Jeff Bloodworth (Tammy)

Robert Bloodworth (Stephanie)

Guy Bloodworth (Kathy)

Sister-in-law-Christine Bloodworth

Several nieces and nephews

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Albert Eugene Bloodworth.

Crystal’s wishes were to be cremated.  No services will be held at this time.  Blue Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family with arrangements.

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7 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Yvonne Springstead

    From: Muskegon, Michigan

    Date: September 7, 2021

    Prayers & deepest condolences gor the loss of your loved one. I am very sorry for your loss.

  • Guest: Wendy Shelton

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: September 7, 2021

    You will be terribly missed”Balls”!
    My prayer is for peace and comfort to the family, it is some comfort, knowing that they are not together. Forever in our hearts❤️

  • Guest: Amy Burris

    From: Carterville, Illinois

    Date: September 7, 2021

    I will always remember her laugh. She was a kind lady with a sweet spirit.

  • Guest: Julie Marks

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: September 8, 2021

    Sure are going to miss u but u will never be forgotten. The Bloodworth reunion won’t be the same without u or David not there.

  • Guest: Robin Kennedy

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: September 8, 2021

    Fly high with the Angel’s. So sorry for the families loss.

  • Guest: Sarah Murphy

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: September 9, 2021

    You will be so missed by so many people even me even though we didn’t see each other but we knew how each other felt about the other one. I’m going miss you so much but now you and David Fly High with other and build that beautiful home for your family to come home to. Gonna miss you Love You 🕯🌹

  • Guest: Brenda Grant

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: September 15, 2021

    Crystal You My Dearest Friend I Miss You So Much God Must Have Needed You More Than Me You Were The Best Person So Full Of Love And Kindness I Miss Talking To You Everyday There Will Never Be No One To Take Your Place Love Your Best Friend Brenda Grant🙏❤🌻🦋Fly High With David Now RIP Crystal