Lana Cresswell

Lana Kay Cresswell (Garner)

Saturday, December 2nd, 1967 - Thursday, February 6th, 2020
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Lana Kay Cresswell of Mineral Point, Missouri, was born on December 2, 1967 in St. Louis, Missouri, a daughter of the late Buell Garner and the late Lillian (Isgriggs) Simily. On July 26, 1986, Lana was united in marriage to Craig Cresswell and they shared thirty-three years together. Lana departed this life on Friday, February 6, 2020 having reached the age of fifty-two years, two months and five days.

Lana will be missed by all who loved and knew her, including her husband Craig A. Cresswell; daughter Cassie Battreal and husband Donnie Jr.; sister Anita Dumay; father-in-law and mother-in-law: Chris and JoAnn Cresswell; brother-in-law, Brian Cresswell; niece, BreAnna Phillips and husband Zachary; also surviving are extended family members and dear friends.

Lana was preceded in death by her father, Buell Garner and mother, Lillian “Peachie” Simily.

Visitation will be Tuesday, February 11, 2020 from 5 to 8 PM at the DeClue Funeral Home. Visitation will resume on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 from 9 to 11 AM.

A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 11 AM in the DeClue Memorial Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to DeClue Funeral Home.

Funeral arrangements were respectfully entrusted to the care and direction of the DeClue Funeral Home.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, February 11th, 2020 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Tuesday, February 11th, 2020 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    DeClue Funeral Home
    301 E High Street
    Potosi, MO 63664
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Second Visitation

    Wednesday, February 12th, 2020 | 9:00am - 11:00am
    Wednesday, February 12th, 2020 9:00am - 11:00am
    DeClue Funeral Home
    301 E High Street
    Potosi, MO 63664
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Wednesday, February 12th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Wednesday, February 12th, 2020 11:00am
    DeClue Memorial Chapel
    301 E High Street
    Potosi, MO 63664
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Posted at 01:22pm
Lana was a little firecracker when I used to hang out with her and her big sister, Anita - my dearest friend from Potosi school years. We became like family during that time. My thoughts are with her family during this very difficult time. Fly free sweet girl.
Love, Marie

Anita Dumay/Angela Ritchie

Posted at 01:17pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Lana was a wonderful sister and aunt and will be deeply missed. Love always, Anita, Angie and Harper
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Leslie Harmon

Posted at 09:59pm
I always looked forward to lanas hair appointments with me , we had so much fun the few hours she was at my shop . She definitely could make you laugh even if your day was bad , Lana made you smile 😊. My thoughts & prayers are with Cassie as I know how much she loves her momma ! Prayers for peace & comfort for her whole family . Her contagious laughter will always be remembered along with “ you know what I’m sayin??!!!??? “ She always said that . Fly high sweet Lana ♥️

Janet Martin Posted at 11:53am

Lana, You were a Rock for many of the Residents Families in the Time of Need . Our Family will miss you , you know what we mean! R.I.P.

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