Harvene “Kay” Criswell

Harvene “Kay” Criswell

Graveside Services for Harvene “Kay” Criswell, 79, of Guthrie, will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday December 11, 2016 at the Guthrie Cemetery with Chris McCauley officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Zapata Funeral Home of Paducah. Kay passed from this life on December 8, 2016 in Jayton.

Kay was born on October 28, 1937 in Paducah to Fred Harvey and Sybil Zylene (York) Hensley. She graduated from Guthrie High School. She married Burless Doyle Criswell on December 12, 1957 in Paducah. From this union they had four children; Rickey, Van, Von, and Debra.

Kay worked as the County Treasurer of King County for six years until she retired. She also helped her mother in the County Clerk’s office for a number of years. Kay loved six-man football and was a fan of the Dallas Cowboys. She was also a seamstress.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband of 58 years; Bert Criswell, two sons; Rickey Criswell and wife DeEtte, and Van Criswell, nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents; a daughter: Debra Moorehouse; her son; Von Criswell, and one great grandchild; Mason Herring.

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