Cover photo for Judy Crees's Obituary
Judy Crees Profile Photo
1942 Judy 2019

Judy Crees

February 26, 1942 — August 1, 2019

Marion-Judith Ann Crees, 77, passed away on August 1, 2019 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.

Judy was born in Hammond, Indiana to A.B. and Nathalie Williams on February 26, 1942.

Judy lived a quiet life and loved spending time with her family, as they were her greatest treasures.  She made friends everywhere she went and people seemed to be drawn to her beautiful smile and sweet spirit.  Judy was a faithful Christian prayer warrior and enjoyed activities organized by her church.

She is survived by:

Daughter-Melinda (Doug) Deaton of Marion

Grandson-Douglas Deaton of Marion


Hannah (Wil) Keller of Indiana

Sarah Small of Indiana

Ava Rose Crees of Indiana

Daughter in law-Cherlyn Crees of Indiana

Mother-Nathalie (Bob) Walker of Marion

Brother-Bailey Williams of Louisiana

Sister-Melanie (Jesse) James of Marion


Miles (Hannah) James of St. Louis

Max James of Marion

Austin Williams of Louisiana

B.G. Williams of Louisiana

Great Nieces-Kristine, Katie and Chole Williams of Louisiana

Great Nephew-Blaze Williams of Louisiana

She was preceded in death by her father, A.B. Williams and son, Don Austin Crees

In keeping with her wishes, she will be cremated.  Family graveside services will be held at a later date.  Blue Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois or The Lighthouse Shelter and will be accepted at the funeral home.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Judy Crees, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 27

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree