Delores Crittenden, 94, of Mt. Olive died March 11, 2022 at home in Mt. Olive Il. She was born on April 27, 1927 on the family farm in rural Mt. Olive. A daughter of Emil and Leona Hein Monke. She attended Immanuel Lutheran Church where she was Baptized and Confirmed. She attended Immanuel Lutheran grade school and was a 1945 graduate of Mt. Olive. She married John Crittenden, Jr on November 5, 1949 in St. Louis, MO. He preceded her in death on April 15, 2001.
Private graveside services will be held at the Mt. Olive City Cemetery officiated by Rev. James Ritter
Survivors include 3 daughters, Judy Puckett and husband Pat of Butler, Janice Badgett and husband Barry of Springfield, Joyce Coles and husband Kevin of Springfield, 1 son Donald Crittenden of Dallas, TX. 4 Grandchildren Jeffrey Puckett of Greenville, Megan Harney and husband Daniel of Fort Scott, KS, Zachary Badgett of Orlando, Fl, and Kyle Coles of Springfield. 3 great grandchildren, Elli, Jack, and Noa Harney of Fort Scott, KS. 1 sister-in-law, Dolores Monke and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, a son John Crittenden III, 3 brothers, Orville, LaVern, and Gilbert. 6 sisters, Ethel Schmidt, Adele Knachstedt, Eleanor Favre, Lorene Schoen, Doris Kuenneth, and Sharon Pakovich.
Memorials suggested to Mt. Olive Cemetery or Immanuel Lutheran Church.
Becker and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. beckerandson.com
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