Carol Crook (1920 - 2014)

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Carol Crook

Carol W. Crook, nee Wagner, 93, of Belleville, Ill., born Wednesday, June 16, 1920, in St. Louis, Mo., died Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in Belleville, Ill.

Carol was a member of First United Presbyterian Church in Belleville, Ill., Pi Beta Phi Sorority, Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, P.E.O. Chapter HR, Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and the board of directors of Belleville Area Humane Society.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick S. Crook; parents, Kenneth S. and Irene, nee Rogers, Wagner; and her brother, Wayne Wagner, Sr.

Surviving are her son, Stephen (Carol) Crook of Cedartown, Ga.; daughter, Kathryn B. Smith of Durango, Colo.; grandchildren, John (Kimberly) Crook, Brad (Sarah) Crook and Eve Smith; step-grandchildren, Tad (Leigh Anne) McDonald and Elizabeth (Steven) Walls; great-grandchildren, Rachel Crook, Sam Crook, James Crook, Will Crook, Jamie Crook and Ryan Crook; and step-great-grandchildren, Jessica Walls, Taylor Walls and Faith Ann McDonald.

Memorials may be made to the Belleville Area Humane Society or Best Friends Animal Society 5001 Angel Canyon Road, Kanab, Utah 84741. Condolences may be expressed online at

Visitation: Friends may call from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Ill.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at Kurrus Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Rob Dyer officiating. Interment will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Ill.

Funeral Home
Kurrus Funeral Home
1773 Frank Scott Pkwy W Belleville, IL 62223
(618) 235-2100
Funeral Home Details
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Apr. 7, 2014