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105 Clark Street
Potosi, MO 63664
Phone: 573-438-2111
Fax: 573-438-2113
Geraldine Crites

Geraldine Lee Crites (Wirth)

Monday, November 30, 1936 - Thursday, March 11, 2021
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Geraldine Lee (Gerry) Crites was born November 30, 1936 to the late Al and Florence (Knigge) Wirth. She met her hero and love of her life when they were 12 years old and married Carl Edward Crites in November 1952, the shared fifty five years together. Three children were born: Glen Edward, Glenda Lee and Timothy Lynn.
Gerry was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Carl; sons, Glenn and Timothy; one granddaughter and one great granddaughter.
Gerry is survived by her daughter, Glenda; five grandchildren, Brandy (Brian) Daniels, Matthew Crites, Tanya Evans, Natasha Evans, Gwenn Frey, seven great grandchildren, Gracie, Ali, Eli, Cammi, Stephanie Brezzi; daughter in law, Kris Crites; son –in-laws, Cletus Evans and Terry Wright; grandson-in- law, Ken Elliot, one niece, one nephew and many other Christian friends.
Gerry was a survivor of three types of cancer. Her family members were all affected with it. Most of them have donated their bodies to Wash U. for a cure for this terrible disease. Her final wish is for the children of St. Jude. Please make donations in her name. She was a faithful member of the Potosi Southern Baptist Church.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Tuesday, March 16, 2021 | 11:00am
    When
    Tuesday, March 16, 2021 11:00am
    Location
    Potosi Southern Baptist Church
    Address
    10165 Missouri 8
    Potosi, MO 63664
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  • Interment

    Location
    Washington University School of Medicine
    Address
    4570 Children's Place
    Saint Louis, MO 63110
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miranda KAY Pickett

Posted at 12:08am
I am so sorry about Gerry dieing. I remember her and her husband were missionaries for some time going to different parks and ministering to people. She will be greatly missed but she is in the hands of Jesus resting with him forever.
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