Joan Louise Brazelton
Joan Louise (Crum) Brazelton, 91, of Chrisman, found eternal rest at 10:43 a.m. Thursday, February 13, 2020, at her home.
She was born July 31, 1928, the daughter of Joseph T. and Nola G. (Dennison) Crum.
On June 21, 1947, she was united in marriage to Virgil William Brazelton in Brocton, Ill. He will miss her dearly. They have celebrated 72 years together and he still carries her high school picture in his wallet.
Joan also will be missed by her children, Rosemary Northrup of Chrisman, Dan (Jane) Brazelton of Ohio, and Ivan (Jane) Brazelton of Chrisman; her six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren located from Illinois to Ohio to Minnesota. She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and four sisters.
Joan retired from Peterson Puritan Aerosol Plant.
She enjoyed making quilts by hand and playing cards with the family. She was known for her home-made noodles at family reunions.
She and Virgil were members of First Church of Christ in Georgetown.
A Graveside Service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 22, at Franklin Cemetery, Chrisman. Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Georgetown, 200 E. West St., Georgetown, IL 61846, was honored to assist her family with arrangements.
Memorial donations may be given in her name to Eastern Illinois Food Bank. Please join her family in sharing memories through her Tribute Wall at
Published on February 14, 2020


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Bob Howard
Feb 15, 2020
Families are forever!
Andrea (Fletcher) Elliott
Feb 15, 2020
To the Brazelton Family,
Sorry to hear of Joan's passing. She was always such a loving and kind lady. She will be missed very much. My thoughts and prayers to all of you during this difficult time.
Sarah(Crum) Brown and Abeline Brown
Feb 14, 2020
Bill we are sorry to hear of the loss of Joan, she was a super cousin and we will miss her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.