Paula Crecelius

Sunday, February 27, 2005

OLMSTED, Ill. -- Paula M. Crecelius, 18, of Olmsted died Friday, Feb. 25, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Aug. 6, 1986, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Paul and Naomi Windhorst Johnson.

She was member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Pulaski, Ill. She was a tutor for Meridian schools in Mounds and was a student at Shawnee Community College in Ullin, Ill.

Survivors include her husband, Terry Crecelius; a sister, Lisa Sharp of Jonesboro, Ill.; her parents of Olmsted; and her paternal grandmother, Della Johnson of Villa Ridge, Ill.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents and her paternal grandfather.

Friends may call after 6 p.m. Tuesday at Barkett Funeral Home in Mound City.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Terry Kern officiating. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Gardens at Villa Ridge.