Mary McCrite

Wednesday, June 29, 2005

TAMMS, Ill. -- Mary Lou McCrite of Sheffield, Ala., died Monday, June 27, 2005, at her home.

She was the daughter of Luther and Edmona Austin. She married Paul McCrite.

McCrite operated Austin Manor Bed and Breakfast of Sheffield, and was a real estate agent with Cypress Realty in Florence, Ala. She was a member of Woodmont Baptist Church in Florence, and its Parker and Pirkle Sunday school class.

Survivors include her husband; three daughters, Angela Oliver of Athens, Ga., Rachel Beasley of Tamms, Paula McCrite of Colbert Heights, Ill.; her mother, Edmona Seiner of Harrisburg, Ill.; two sisters, Gradie Ewell of Marion, Ill., Rosie Sennett of Fort Collins, Colo.; a brother, Luther Austin of Cave-In-Rock, Ill.; and 12 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father and a grandson.

Friends may call at Morrison Funeral Home in Tuscumbia, Ala., from 1 p.m. until time of service today.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. today at the funeral home, with the Rev. Steve Thompson officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.

Announcement courtesy of Crain Funeral Home in Tamms.