OBITUARY ~ CRYSTAL (HAYWORTH) McNUTT GOURLEY
December 30, 1917 ~ June 30, 2011
Crystal McNUTT GOURLEY, 93, of Bedford, formerly of Diagonal, passed away June 30, 2011 at the Bedford Nursing & Rehab
Crystal, the daughter of Mina WINEMILLER and Alpha HAYWORTH, was born December 30, 1917 at Sheridan, MO. Crystal
graduated from Bedford High School in 1935. She married Charles Dean McNUTT on August 19, 1935. They lived at Diagonal
and Crystal worked in the office and the lunchroom at the Diagonal Livestock Auction. She also was a sales representative
for Stanley Home Products for 30 years. Charles passed away in March of 1993. In May of 1994, Crystal married Willis
GOURLEY. He passed away in August 2000. Crystal has lived in Bedford since 1995.
Survivors include her children Betty L. MILLER of Creston, IA, Marvin McNUTT of Bedford, IA, and Steve (Sherrie) McNUTT
of Trenton, MO; daughter-in-law Lucy McNUTT of Marion, IA; 14 grandchildren Kevin KLEJCH of Creston, Charles KLEJCH of
Diagonal, Curtis (Karen) KLEJCH of Creston, Rebecca (Brian) KEENEY of Creston, Kristy KLEJCH of Creston, Larry McNUTT of
Diagonal, Jason McNUTT of Clarinda, Brett McNUTT of Bedford, Robert McNUTT, Dana (Diego) CASTILLO of Ohio, Jeff (Stacie)
McNUTT of Solon, Lori (Corey) HOSKINS of Springville, Alicia (Mark) STOGDILL of Grand River, and Justin BERRY of Kansas
City; 24 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; sisters H. Rebecca MOREHOUSE of Sarasota, FL and Anita
HAYWORTH of Mount Ayr; sisters-in-law Mary HAYWORTH of Weston, MO and Helen HAYWORTH of Springfield, MO; many nieces,
nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; sons Larry David McNUTT and Kenneth McNUTT; infant daughter
Nancy McNUTT; siblings Edwin, Ben, Kyle, Quentin, Ivan Dellano HAYWORTH, Elsie THOMPSON, and 2 infant sisters.
Memorials are to the Diagonal Community Building and the Diagonal Fire Dept.
Funeral Services were held on Saturday, July 02 at 11:00 AM from Watson-Armstrong Funeral Home,
216 Broadway, Diagonal, IA. Interment was made at Diagonal Cemetery, Diagonal, IA. Watson-Armstrong Funeral Home
was in charge of arrangements.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, June of 2011
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