W. A. Crews of Liberty died January 5, 1921 in a hospital in Kansas City, where had undergone an operation. He was born in Chillicothe March 10, 1838, came to Henry County when small, living on a farm south of Clinton. Before moving away, a number of years ago, he was married in 1884 to Miss Susie Slavens, who survives him with three grown children, Mrs. E. H. Sutherland, Urbana, Illinois, Mrs. T. J. Wornall, Jr. of Liberty, and Miss Rita, at home. He also leaves one sister and two brothers, Mrs. J. M. Ramsey and Frank Crews of Clinton, and a younger brother, Ed Crews, who they have not heard from for a long time. The diseased was a member of the Baptist Church and a faithful follower of the Master. He has many friends in Henry County, who were indeed sorry to hear of his death, and who deeply sympathize with the family and other relatives in their sorrow. His brother, Frank Crews, and Mrs. Nanny Brown and Mrs. Frank Brown, sisters of the bereaved wife of Clinton, attended the funeral, which was conducted at the home in Liberty at 10:00 a.m. last Friday by Dr. Mangum.
from the Henry County MoGenWeb site