Nellie Mae Croxton, 90, of Maryville, formerly of Litchfield, passed away on Thurs., June 17, 2021 at 8:45 a.m. in Liberty Village Nursing & Rehab in Maryville. She was born on Dec. 13, 1930, in Litchfield, a daughter of Charles Frederick and Leona Myrtle (Reubart) Bliss. She married Harry Duane Croxton on Mar. 9, 1958 in Litchfield. He preceded her in death on June 13, 2016. In her earlier years, Nellie worked for the Brown Shoe Co. and Clean Towel in Litchfield. She dedicated her time to being a Homemaker and Nellie was a wonderful cook. She liked to paint, do crossword puzzles, play Scrabble, travel, watch movies, and do yard work. She loved animals and her favorite pets were her rats & cats. Nellie especially loved spending time with her family.
She is survived by:
1 son, Charles (Brenda) Croxton of Bloomington
2 daughters, Tara Clement of Maryville
Lynn Croxton of Belleville
2 grandchildren, Michael (Wanda) Croxton; Brandy Johnson
5 great-grandchildren, Mason & Davin Johnson; Andrew, Natalie, & Delaney Croxton
In addition to her husband, Harry, Nellie was preceded in death by her parents; 1 sister, Leona Marie Slusser; 1 grandson, Matthew Croxton.
Funeral services will be held on Mon., June 21, 2021 at 12 noon at Plummer Funeral Home in Litchfield. Burial will be in Edgewood Cemetery in Litchfield. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until time of service in the funeral home. Family suggests any memorials be designated to Hearts United or Montgomery County PAWS Care.
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