Obits
Lois Eileen Cray 94 of Clinton, IL passed away 6:10 PM July 25, 2017 at Manor Court, Clinton, IL.
 
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 AM, Saturday, July 29, 2017 at St. John’s Catholic Church, Clinton, IL with Rev. Fr. James Henning, Celebrant. Burial will follow at St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Wapella, IL. Visitation will be 5 – 7 PM, Friday, July 28, 2017 at the Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with the Rosary at 4:30 PM.
 
Memorials may be directed to Vespasian Warner Library or to St. John’s Catholic Church.
 
Lois was born August 16, 1922 in Downs, IL. She married Francis Donald “Don” Cray April 26, 1943 in Ft. Myers, FL. He passed away March 14, 2004.
 
Survivors include her children: Fran (Barry) Barnard, Vero Beach, FL, David (Ellen) Cray, Ottawa, Ontario Canada, Phil (Barb) Cray, Port Byron, IL, Bruce (Maria) Cray, Brookshire, TX, Rene'e (Bill) Zorc, Libertyville, IL, Tom Cray, Morton Grove, IL, Terry Cray, Vernon Hills, IL and Kevin Cray, Clinton, IL; a brood of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brother: Earl Campbell, Clinton, WI.
 
She was preceded in death by her Parents, siblings: Helen Samuels, Hazel Lawyer, Howard Campbell, Carl Campbell, Gene Campbell and Floyd Campbell.
 
Lois was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church and the Altar and Rosary Society. She had worked at the John Warner Bank as a bookkeeper.
 
The family would like to extend a special “Thank You” to the staff at Manor Court for the excellent care of Lois the last two years.

Local Weather