Obituary of Bettie Watkins Crooks, LaSalle Parish, Louisiana
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From The Jena Times - Olla Tullos Signal;
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LaSalle Parish Library, Located in Jena, LaSalle Parish,
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Obituary of Bettie Watkins Crooks
From The Jena Times, Thursday, May 25, 1933
Micro Film at
LaSalle Parish Library in Jena, La.
Mrs. Steve Crooks Called by Death at Home on Tuesday
Mrs Bettie Watkins Crooks, wife of Steve Crooks, Sr., was called by
death at 9 o'clock Tuesday at her home here after five weeks of illness
from heart trouble.
The deceased was born in Pineville January 23, 1880 and was therefore
53 years of age at the time of her death. She had been a resident of
this section for the past 21 years, having moved her from Lavacca,
Mrs. Crooks had been a devoted member of the Baptist Church in Jena
since 1901 and her pleasant personality endeared her to all with whom
she came in contact. Funeral services were held on Wednesday morning.
The following survive her: her husband, four brothers and three sisters
as follows: Mayo Watkins, Baton Rouge; Gus Watkins, Natchez; Rubin
Fritz, Jonesville; Ed Fritz and Henry Fritz, Olla; Lillie E. Bradford,
Jena; Mrs. May C. Frith, Harrisonburg and Mrs. Lula Kendrick, of Jena.