Crystal Butcher North, 87, of Ely, Nev., died Aug. 9, 2007, in Ely.
Visitation was Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2007, at Mountain Vista Chapel. Funeral services were officiated by Bryson Pickens and Tony Locke. Pallbearers were Brett North, Gary North, Bryson Pickens, Jerry Miller, Leroy Murdock and Tod VanHorn. Honorary pallbearers were Barney Murdock, Christopher Minnier, Richard Minnier and Lars Bloomquist. Burial was in Ely City Cemetery.
She was born Sept. 2, 1919, in Decaturville, the daughter of M.F. and Lizza (Darrow) Butcher. She married Albert North on April 3, 1940. She was a retired school teacher and taught in White Pine County from 1963 until 1985. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Ely, RSVP in Ely and Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority.
She is survived by her children, Mary Lou Miller of Wichita, Kan., and Gary North of Ely; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Cleo Chipley of Scottsdale, Ariz. and Leona Whitney of Marshall.
She was preceded in death by her husband, three brothers and her parents.