CALHOUN CITY – Clara Ruth Bollinger Crutchfield, 85, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Calhoun County Health Service Nursing Home. She was born Aug. 19, 1927, in Calhoun County. She was a retired seamstress for Kellwood Company, where she worked for 40 years. She was a member of Grace Southern Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Pryor Funeral Home Chapel in Calhoun City. The Rev. Carl Morris will officiate. Burial will follow in Crossroads Cemetery in Calhoun City.
Survivors include one daughter, Jean (Brooks) Kelley of Calhoun City; one son, Tony Crutchfield of Calhoun City; two sisters, Vivian Massey of Bruce and Ruby Faye Parker of Algoma; five grandchildren, Stephanie (John) Hitt, Charles White, Michael (Karen) Kelley, Natasha (Travis) Scott and Brad Crutchfield; nine great-grandchildren, J.J. Hitt, C.J. White, Kirkland Crutchfield, Randle Kelley, Seth Scott, Gabriel Scott, Jordyn Scott, Breana Crutchfield and Haley Crutchfield.
She was preceded in death by her husband, J.C. Crutchfield; her parents, Henery and Annie Black Bollinger; grandson, Curtis Crutchfield; two great-grandchildren; one sister, Marie Morgan; six brothers, Henery X.L. Bollinger, Maxie Bollinger, Watson Bollinger, Dero Bolllinger, Durane Bollinger and Laderl A. Bollinger.
Pallbearers will be J.J. Hitt, C.J. White, Charles White, Michael Kelley, John Hitt, Brad Crutchfield and Travis Scott.