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Joan Louise (Crum) Brazelton

July 31, 1928 ~ February 13, 2020 (age 91)


     Joan Louise {Crum} Brazelton, 91, of Chrisman, found eternal rest at 10:43am, Thursday, February 13, 2020, at her home.  She was born on July 31, 1928 the daughter of Joseph T. and Nola G. {Dennison} Crum.  On June 1, 1947, she was united in marriage to Virgil William Brazelton in Brocton, IL.  He will miss her dearly.  They have celebrated 72 years together and he still carries her high school picture in his wallet.

     Joan will also be missed by:  her children, Rosemary Northrup of Chrisman, Dan (Jane) Brazelton of Ohio, and Ivan (Jane) Brazelton of Chrisman; and her six grandchildren and four great grandchildren located from Illinois to Ohio to Minnesota.  She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers and four sisters.

     Joan retired from Peterson Puritan Aerosol Plant.  She enjoyed making quilts by hand and playing cards with the family.  She was known for her home-made noodles at family reunions.  She and Virgil were members of the First Church of Christ in Georgetown.

     A Graveside Service will be held 11:00am, Saturday, February 22, 2020 at Franklin Cemetery, Chrisman, IL.  Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Georgetown, Illinois 200 E. West St. Georgetown, Illinois 61846 was honored to assist her family with arrangements.  Memorial donations may be given in her name to Eastern Illinois Food Bank.  Please join her family in sharing memories through her Tribute Wall at

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Graveside Service
February 22, 2020

11:00 AM
Franklin Cemetery
Illinois 1
Chrisman, IL 61924

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