Ethna L. Crook, 99, passed away peacefully at her home in Colusa, CA on Friday, April 24, 2020. Born to J. Emery Madison and Letta Ethal Kivett on June 13, 1920, she was one of four children. She was married to her husband, John Deming, for 25 years and had four children, Vera Jarrard, Clara Meads, Darlene Greene, and Carol Strong. She was a woman who is described as being tough but loving by her family. She was a homemaker for 50 years and enjoyed sewing and gardening. She also actively attended church and participated in Bible studies. Before her six years of residency in Colusa, CA she spent several years in Troy, Montana living her best life. She was blessed to live with her daughter, Vera, before her passing.
Ethna is survived by two of her children; Vera Jarrard of Colusa and Clara (Terry) Meads of Boise, ID, her grandchildren; John (Tanya) and Stan (Melissa) Greene, Stacey (Gary), Ken and Melanie Strong, Jeff Meads, Shannon Oneida, Mark (Mary) Schuster and Heather (Troy) Oliver. She also leaves her 25 great-grandchildren, 22 great-great-grandchildren and her sister, Atha Wimmer of Chesapeake Bay, VA. Ethna is pre-deceased by her parents, her husband John, her second husband Finis, her daughters Darlene Greene and Carol Strong and her siblings, Emery Madison and Dorothy Bass.
Memorial contributions in Ethna’s name appreciated to the Yolo Hospice 1909 Galileo Ct, Davis, CA 95618 or the First Presbyterian Church, 326 Jay Street, Colusa CA 95932. Arrangements entrusted to McNary-Moore Funeral Service FD 410.
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