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