Edna Ellen Creason, 89, of Richmond, passed away on Saturday, May 13,2023, surrounded by her loving family at her home.
Edna was born on April 29, 1934, in Orrick, the daughter of William Henry and Nellie Eveline (Carpenter) Ryan. She was united in marriage to Clarence Edward Creason of Orrick on July 3, 1954; he preceded her in death on September 14, 2006.
Survivors include: four sons, Forrest (Linda) Creason of Raymore, Clarence Edward (Elizabeth) Creason, Jr. of Maysville, Barry (Carol) Creason of Excelsior Springs, and Timothy Creason of Richmond; two daughters, Kitty Haley of Hardin, and Linda Gardner of Richmond; eleven grandchildren; sixteen great grandchildren; brother, David (Patricia) Ryan of Kansas City; two sisters, Nellie Liggett of Richmond, and Ruth Dodson of Independence.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son, Davy Creason, brother, Sammy Ryan, granddaughter, Jessica Dawn Creason, and great granddaughter, Alexzandria Michelle Smith.
Edna was reared and educated in the area of her birth. She was a housewife and homemaker raising her family. She was of the Baptist faith. She enjoyed scrapbooking, journaling, doing ancestry, and collecting special things. She especially liked traveling to Jamesport with her family for the yearly excursion. Edna did volunteer work at Shirkey Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for many years.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to The Wounded Warrior Project. Memorials can always be dropped by or mailed to in care of the family, to Thurman Funeral Home, 507 E Main – P. O. Box 190, Richmond, 64085.
Visitation with funeral services will be held at Thurman Funeral Home in Richmond on Friday, May 19, 2023, with visitation beginning at 12:00 p.m. with services to follow at 1:00 p.m. Burial will be in the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville following services at the funeral home. Please remember to share your memories of Edna with the family by visiting www.thurmanfuneralhome.com.