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Mary Louise Hutchcraft

Mary Louise Hutchcraft, 89, of Mt. Vernon and formerly of Dahlgren, 
died at 7:15 a.m. Friday, Aug. 10, 2007, at White Oaks Nursing Home 
in Mt. Vernon. She was born March 16, 1918, in Jefferson County, the 
daughter of Harry Lee and Ethel (Eller) Bancroft. She married James E. 
Hutchcraft; he preceded her in death. Mrs. Hutchcraft was a retired U.S. 
Postal Service clerk, having worked at the Dahlgren Post Office for 24 years.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at Gholson Funeral Home in 
Dahlgren with the Revs. Charles McCormick and Kenneth Holland officiating. 
Burial will follow at Richardson Hill Cemetery near Dahlgren.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today (Saturday) at the funeral home. 

Mrs. Hutchcraft is survived by a brother, Harry J. Bancroft, and a sister, 
Mildred Scrivner, both of Mt. Vernon. Several nieces and nephews also survive. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one son, Roy Hutchcraft; 
and one sister, Helen Hotmeister. 

Mrs. Hutchcraft was a member of Belle Rive Eastern Star and Dahlgren Baptist Church. 

For more information, you may call Gholson Funeral Home at 736-2431.

Source: The Register-News, Mt. Vernon, IL
Date: August 11, 2007  
Submitted by Robert W. Loman

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