Faye O. Crunkilton
March 17, 1933 ‒ February 05, 2015
Faye O. Crunkilton passed away peacefully on February 5, 2015 at Country Court Nursing Center in Mount Vernon, Ohio. She was born March 17, 1933 to the late Menno and Myrtle (Talbott) Brenneman in Fredericktown.
A homemaker and resident of Fredericktown for most of her life, Faye graduated from Fredericktown High School in 1951 where she was a Varsity cheerleader for five years. She had been a member of the Mother’s Roundtable Club, active in the Fredericktown Athletic Boosters, and an original member of the Emergency Medical Squad for Fredericktown. She worked briefly at Gregg Manufacturing and the Knox County Citizen. After raising her family, she enjoyed traveling and took several trips including visits to Hawaii, Saipan, China, France and Guatemala. She was a gracious hostess and a wonderful cook known for her delicious homemade pies.
Faye was a devoted wife and mother and is survived by her loving husband of nearly 25 years David Crunkilton; four sons Scott (Julie) Shoemaker of Fredericktown, Randy (Danna) Shoemaker of Mount Vernon, Chris (Suzanne) Shoemaker of Santa Clarita, California, and T. J. Shoemaker of Gambier; stepson Craig Crunkilton of Mount Vernon and stepdaughter Christy (Bruce) Farley of East Fallowfield, Pennsylvania; seven grandchildren, Jamie, Ryan (Laine), Alex, Tyler, Cole and Konner Shoemaker, step grandchildren, Cora, Jenna and Kelsey Farley and Jared and Justin Kiesbys; two great grandchildren, Caius and Emery Rose Shoemaker and three step great-grandchildren Nicholas Souders, David Sylvester, and Brooklyn Kiesbys. In addition, she is survived by brother-in-law Allan (Judy) Shoemaker, sister-in-law Norma Miller, sister-in-law Donna (John) Horn, and brother-in-law John (Sherry) Crunkilton. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by husband James E. Shoemaker to whom she was married 31 years, brother Harold Brenneman, sister-in-law Jeanne Brenneman, brother-in-law James Crunkilton, sister-in-law Jeri Crunkilton, and brother-in-law Richard Miller.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 7, 2015 beginning at 3 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Fredericktown where friends may call from 1 p.m. until the time of service. Pastor Kenneth Kinley will be officiating. The family will observe a private burial in Forest Cemetery in Fredericktown. The Snyder Funeral Home of Fredericktown is honored to serve the family of Faye O. Crunkilton.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Faye’s memory may be made to the Fredericktown Historical Society for the restoration of the town clock.
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