Lori (McCoy) Crowe

Grafton | Saturday, November 20 2010

Lori (McCoy) Crowe, 48, died at 9:15 p.m., Saturday, November 20, 2010 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo., after a very brief battle with cancer.

She was born at St. Joseph's Hospital in Alton on April 8, 1962, and was the daughter of  Dale & Mary Elizabeth (Singleton) McCoy.Lori graduated in 1980 from Jersey Community High School in Jerseyville, and had been employed with the State of Illinois at the Pere Marquette Park Youth Center where she currently was the kitchen supervisor.She married James C. Crowe Jr. on Nov. 12, 1983 at the First United Methodist Church in Jerseyville and he survives.In addition to her husband, she is also survived by her mother, Mary Ready of Grafton; and the pride and joy of her life, her five daughters, Jodi Crowe & Ryan Raub of Jerseyville; Samantha Crowe, Jesi Crowe, Jami Crowe, and Chloe Crowe all at home; a step son, Dalton Hatcher of Winchester; two grandsons, Cole Dylan Raub and Liam James Wright; two brothers & sisters in law, Tim & Cindy McCoy and Dave & Jennifer McCoy all of Grafton; a step brother & his wife, Rev. Bryan & Jennifer Ready of Shipman; her mother in law, Gail Summers of Jerseyville, and a sister in law, Lori Crowe, and her fiance', Doug Smith of Jerseyville.She was preceded in death by her father, Dale McCoy; a sister, Debra McCoy on Dec. 23, 2009; and her step father, Raymond Eugene "Gene" Ready.Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville.Private family services will be held.Memorials may be given to her daughters education fund in care of Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville.

Obit Provided By:
Crawford Funeral Home

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