Crystal M. Branch (1919 - 2015)

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Crystal M. Branch, 95, of Boonville, passed away at Katy Manor Care Center in Pilot Grove, MO Jan. 4, 2015.
Funeral services for Mrs. Branch will be held at Davis Funeral Chapel at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, Jan. 7th with Rev. Glenna McVeigh officiating. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at 10:00 o'clock. Burial will follow at Walnut Grove Cemetery.
Crystal Mae Branch was born in Boonville May 11, 1919, the daughter of 'Will' Simmons and Lillie Erhardt Simmons. She graduated from BHS in 1936. She married Eugene A. Branch in Boonville, April 9, 1939 and they made Boonville their home their entire life. She was a member of Evangelical United Church of Christ in Boonville. Crystal was a homemaker who enjoyed her hobbies of knitting and crocheting. She enjoyed playing cards, especially pitch with her grandsons, later in life. She was an avid Mizzou Tiger basketfall and St. Louis Cardinal fan. Her grandsons were the light of her life, as well as her three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gene and her brothers, Hubert and J.W. Simmons. She leaves behind her daughter Jeana Griesbach (Frank) of Boonville; her grandchildren, Frankie Griesbach (Tamie) of Ashland, MO and Kenny Griesbach ( Jessica) of Ellisville, MO, as well as three great-grandchildren; Frankie, Katherine and Landon Griesbach and mnay nieces and nephews.
Memorials are suggested to the United Church of Christ in Boonville.
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Davis Funeral Chapel Inc
1397 W Ashley Rd
Boonville, MO 65233
(660) 882-3381
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Published in Boonville Daily News from Jan. 6 to Jan. 13, 2015
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