Verna Kesler

Tuesday, January 22, 2002

ULLIN, Ill. -- Verna Lee Kesler, 73, of Ullin, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2002, at her home.

She was born Dec. 1, 1928, in Ullin, daughter of Vernon and Wilma Warren Crippen.

She married Glenn "Bull" Kesler on Dec. 23, 1961. He died Aug. 6, 2001.

She was a homemaker and a member of Ullin Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Mike DeWitt of Ullin; two daughters, Glenda Franco of Ullin and Mary Gream of Kansas City, Mo.; a sister, Evelyn Turman of Energy, Ill.; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Friends may call after 5 p.m. Wednesday at Crain Funeral Home in Ullin.

Funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Richard Martin officiating.

Burial will be in Ullin Cemetery.