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McCreight, Gwendolyn M.
Gwendolyn M. McCreight, 87, of Alexis, died 7:10 A.M. Friday, December 9, 2011 at the Rosewood Care Center, Galesburg.

She was born November 19, 1924 at Alexis, the daughter of Ward and Margarite (Mackin) McKelvie. She was raised and educated in Alexis and graduated from Alexis High School in 1942.

Gwendolyn married Clarus Richard McCreight on July 25, 1943 in Spokane, Washington and he survives.

She was a agricultural domestic engineer and along with her husband farmed in Warren and Mercer Counties for over 50 years. She enjoyed her family, needlework and cooking.

She was of Presbyterian Faith, a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and a member of Chapter G P.E.O. for over 50 years.

Her family includes her husband, Clarus of Alexis, one son Robert (Dixie) McCreight of Alexis three granddaughters, Ann McCreight of Galesburg and Amy (Jeff) Frieden and Sara (Scott) Strum both of Brimfield, six great grandchildren, Kayla Winkler, Cole Reiling, Kelsey Winkler, Callie Reiling, Grant Rea and Jenna Frieden and one brother Don (Doris) McKelvie of Alexis, along with nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parent and brother, Jack McKelvie.

Cremation has been accorded with memorial services will to be 1:30 P.M. Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Alexis. Friends may call after 3:00 P.M. Monday, Dec. 12, 2011 at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Alexis where her family will be present from 5:00-7:00 P.M. Memorials may be given to the Alexis Cemetery Association.

Online condolences may left at hooverhall.com.
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