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Michelle Crites

January 30, 1961 — July 25, 2021

Michelle Louise Crites, 60, passed away on Sunday, July 25, 2021 at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

Michelle was born on January 30, 1961 in St. Louis to Dallas Montgomery and Beverly Yackey.  She married Jeff Crites on June 17, 1978 at First Baptist Church in Marion.

Michelle worked for the Williamson County Sheriff’s Department as a correctional officer for many years.

Survivors include:

Husband-Jeff Crites of Marion

Mother-Beverly Yackey of Marion

Father-Dallas Montgomery of Homestead, FL

Daughter-Brandie Fuller (Michael) of New Boston, TX

Son-Josh Crites (Michelle) of Hartford City, IN


Alexzandrea Steinmetz of Austin, TX

Victoria Street of Sulphur Springs, TX

Tiara Crites of Springfield

Charlene Robinson (Alexander) of Sulphur Springs, TX

Three great grandchildren and one on the way


Michael Montgomery

Nathan Montgomery


Amy Szabo

Wendy Dial

Robin Heitz

Lisa Cooper

Kimberly Durham

Lacey Caballero

Several nieces and nephews

Michelle’s wishes were to be cremated.  A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 7, 2021 at 11am at the Spillertown Youth Building. Blue Funeral Home in Marion is assisting with the arrangements.

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Service Schedule

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Thursday, July 8, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

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