Connie Crews, 63, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away December 12, 2016 at her home.

Mrs. Crews was born October 12, 1953 in Taylorville, Illinois.  She attended Kerns Chapel Church in Stringtown, Mo.  She enjoyed shooting guns, horses, caring for her animals and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her children, Gerald Gatons Jr. (Rustina), Julie Doty (Andrew), Amanda Lawrence; her mother, Nila Williams and step-father, Tom Williams; a sister, Diane Ward; brothers, Gary, Kenny and Bryan Cole as well as nine grandchildren, Chelsie, Ashley, Lee, Phoenix, Quinten, Savannah, Taylor, Hunter and Alyssa.

A graveside service will be held at 10a.m. Friday, December 16, 2016 at the Masonic Cemetery in Moweaqua, IL.