Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Obituary - Avis Crain

Avis Crain, 71 of Butler, Missouri passed away June 28, 2016 at Medicalodge in Butler, where she had been a resident several years. Cremation, with no public services scheduled. Arrangements are entrusted to the Mullinax Funeral Home (660-679-0009) of Butler. Messages of condolence for the family may be left at

Avis Jean (Ellis) Crain was born April 20, 1945 in Aurora, Illinois, daughter of Ora and Delores (Ortmayer) Ellis.

Avis was a homemaker who greatly enjoyed reading and working crossword puzzles. In her later years, her family remembers how much she loved shopping at Wal-Mart and trips to McDonalds. She particularly enjoyed the activities at Medicalodge, especially Bingo and music. Avis also loved animals, and they loved her.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Dale; son Michael; and brother Jeff. She is survived by her daughter Nancy; step-children Christin, Cassie, Christopher, and Brian; sisters Margie and Susan (and husband Dennis); and one grandson, Brandon.