Ruth Evelyn Creason
Ruth Evelyn Creason, age 91 of Benton, died Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at the Calvert City Convalescent Center. She was born May 20, 1918 in the Brewers Community where she was a lifelong residence and the 5th generation to live on the Perry Family Farm.
The Brewers United Methodist Church was very dear to her where she was the longest living member and an inspiration to many people. She served many years as a Sunday school teacher of the senior adult class, chairman of the official board, and song leader. She was very dedicated to working with Bible School and teaching children action songs. During her 6 years living at the Stilley House Assisted Living, she led a weekly Bible study class.
She was a member of the Brewers Homemakers Club for over 50 years where she served as president for several years and was also a past president of the Marshall County Homemakers County Council.
She was a member of the Brewers Schools Girls Basketball Team in the 1930’s.
She will be sadly missed by her loving daughters, sons-in-laws, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
She is survived by her children Paula Travis, Sue Conner and husband Marlie, Frances Dick and Husband Terry, all of Benton, KY; son-in-law Glen Burnett; grandchildren Amie Belcher and Husband Corey, Brad Conner and wife Melanie, Troy Conner and wife Shannon, Martin Conner and wife Julie, Laurinda Lamb and Husband Paul, Rickie Jones and Wife Lori, Steve Burnett and Chris Travis; Great Grandchildren Abigail and Tyler Belcher, Mallory Conner, Cayson, Colby, Keaton, Korbin Conner, Kayla and Dylan Keeling, Cody Starks, Amber Starks Lamb, Austin Jones, Stephanie and Serria Burnett, Madison Travis; Great Great Grandchild, Emma Trexler; Sister-In-Law Margaret Perry.
Mrs. Creason was preceded in death by her husband Paul Creason, Daughter June Burnett, Parents Hal and Ila Perry, Great Grandson Cory Conner; Sister Linda Perry; Brother Bill Perry; and son-in-law Virgil Travis.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Friday in the chapel of the Collier Funeral Home with Richard Dowdy officiating. Burial will follow in the Brewers Cemetery. Visitation will be held between the hours of 5-8 PM Thursday at the Collier Funeral Home in Benton, KY.
The Family ask memorial contributions be made to the Brewers United Methodist Church, 7756 Brewers Hwy Benton, KY 42025.