Anna CreelSeptember 12th, 2020
Anna M. Creel, 94, of Jefferson City, Missouri, passed away on Monday, September 7, 2020 at Heisinger Bluffs. She was born on February 13, 1926 in Benton, Missouri, a daughter of the late Joseph and Caroline (Schramm) Weber. She was united in marriage to Virgil E. Creel, the love of her life, on January 24, 1951, in Jefferson City, Missouri. She was a 1946 graduate of St. Mary's High School in Cape Girardeau and went on to earn her associate's degree from Jefferson City Jr. College. From 1947 until 1953, Anna worked as a nurse's aide before going to work as a clerk for the State of Missouri. In 1978 she retired from the State after 25 years of faithful service. Anna then became a procurement clerk for St. Mary's Hospital, retiring in 1993. She was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church and St. Ann's Sodality. She was a passionate gardener who took great pride in her Mr. Lincoln rose bushes, which are still thriving today. A special thanks to Brenda and Leon Gosche for their faithful friendship over the years. Anna is survived by her brothers: Joseph Weber Jr. of St. Charles, Charles and James Weber of Cape Girardeau. She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil Creel; siblings: Viola Smith, Marcella Zumwalt, Ella Seiser, Helen Clark, Leon Weber, Dennis Weber, Jerome Weber and Magdalen Hughes. Family and friends will be received from 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Saturday, September 12, 2020 at St. Peter Catholic Church with Mass of Christian Burial to follow. Fr. Jeremy Secrist will be officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, it is requested that expressions of sympathy be made to St. Peter Catholic Church for Masses. Arrangements are under the direction of HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 West Main Street, Jefferson City, MO 65109, (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left online for the family at www.millardfamilychapels.com.