Mary Arletha Crain (74) of Kinmundy


Published on January 2 2014 7:58 am

Mary Arletha Crain, 74, of Kinmundy, Illinois died at 11:40 p.m. Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at Salem Township Hospital in Salem, Illinois

Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 4 at 10 a.m. at Neal Funeral Home, Kinmundy. Visitation will be held Friday, January 3 from 6-8 p.m. at Neal Funeral Home, Kinmundy. Burial will be in Philips Cemetery, rural Kinmundy. Memorials may be made to Philips Cemetery.

Arletha was born February 20, 1939 in Meacham Township, Marion County, the daughter of Pete and Adeline (Bonham) Butts. She married Carroll Crain May 30, 1957 in Kinmundy. Arletha was a homemaker. She was of Christian faith. She was known as Grandma Weefy by everyone.

Survivors include husband Carroll Crain; son, Jock (wife Brenda) Crain of Kinmundy; daughters, Julie (husband Ed) Green, Della (husband Mark) Middleston and Betsy O'Leary, all of Kinmundy; brothers, Mike Butts of Collinsville, Calvin Butts of Maryville; Daryl Butts of Marion; sisters, Alpha Wohltman of Teutopolis, Delma Bohnhoff of Dieterich; 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, George, Bob and Gerald Butts and two great-grandchildren, Zach Braddy and Morgan Green.