September 21 1927 June 24 2019
Reva Crooks, 91, of Corydon, went to be with her Lord on June 24, 2019 at Corydon Specialty Care. Reva was born in Corydon on September 21, 1927 to Ray and Elva (Allison) Dixon. After graduating from Allerton High School in 1944, Reva went on to complete her teacher’s certification at Simpson College. On February 14, 1950 she married Francis Crooks in Missouri and to this union, five children were born. Reva was a devoted wife and mother who could often be found helping out her husband on the family farm. Before becoming a farmwife, Reva worked at the milk plant in Allerton for five years and also helped out at “Peggy’s Café.” She sold Avon products and Beeline fashions for quite some time as well. In her spare time, Reva enjoyed gardening and digging in the dirt (especially loved her flowers!) She enjoyed reading a good book, socializing with the local ladies and spending time with her family. Survivors include her children: Pat Tuttle, Doug Crooks, Pam Widme and Don Crooks; five grandchildren: Doug (Cheri Jo) Tuttle, Dee Stogdill, Lisa (Mark) Slauson, Kim Rickets and Jenni (Jeff) Linley as well as several great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Francis in 1998; daughter, Phyllis Irene Kelly; grandson, David Crooks; great granddaughter, Erica Stogdill and four son-in-laws: John Widme, Kenneth Tuttle, Darrel Kelly and Danny Benda. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, July 1, 2019 at Thomas Funeral Home in Corydon. Interment will immediately follow at Shriver Cemetery. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the funeral. Memorials may be made to the family (c/o Don Crooks) and online condolences may be shared at www.thomasfh.com or facebook.com/thomasfuneralhome. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Reva Crooks please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Reva Crooks September 21 1927 June 24 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Centerville, state: Iowa