February 3, 1957 - December 8, 2021
Mr. Curtis Allan Crooks, age 64, passed away at 1 pm on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at River Crossing Nursing Facility of Peoria, IL. Curtis was born on February 3, 1957, in Peoria, IL to Mary Louise (Crooks) and Gus Barnes, Sr. Curtis loved music, basketball and was a diehard Chicago Bears fan. He loved to celebrate his birthday and Super Bowl Sunday with his family. Curtis leaves to cherish his most precious memories his step father, Sammy Clark, Sr. of Peoria, IL; his children, Freda Osler of St. Paul, MN and Howard Jones of Peoria, IL; his step children, Kevin Giles, Quincy Jones and Curtis Jones and Aliya Jones all of Peoria, IL; three sisters, Alisa (Robert) Hinton of Peoria, IL, Veronica Watson of Indianapolis, IN and Vanetta Watson of Fort Worth, TX; one step brother, Sammy Clark, Jr., of Peoria, IL; two step sisters, Virginia “Ginny” Clark and Shauna Clark both of Peoria, IL; his lifelong companion, Norma Garrett of Peoria, IL; a host of grand and great-children; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Curtis is preceded in death by his mother, Mary Louise Clark, his father, Gus Barnes, Sr.; two nephews, Jermaine Watson and Drake Watson. Funeral services will be held at 10 am, Saturday, December 18, 2021 at Simons Mortuary Chapel, with a visitation beginning at 9 am. Pastor Deveraux Hubbard will officiate. Simons Mortuary has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at SimonsMortuary.com. The service will be live streamed on Simons Mortuary's Website or Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Simons-Mortuary-232095303487150 promptly AT THE TIME OF THE SERVICE. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, social distancing is encouraged to be consistent with recommendations from the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA), funeral home directors have been instructed and should follow CDC guidelines on gatherings, including those directly related to funerals, visitations, or graveside services. *In an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, we ask that everyone in attendance: wear a face mask and refrain from hugging, kissing and shaking hands (as hard as it is to see someone you care about and not touch them). *It is our responsibility as a Funeral Directors, to do everything we can to advise families in order to honor our beloved Families and to keep everyone as safe as possible. Thanks in advance for your cooperation!
Mr. Curtis Allan Crooks, age 64, passed away at 1 pm on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at River Crossing Nursing Facility of Peoria, IL. Curtis was born on February 3, 1957, in Peoria, IL to Mary Louise (Crooks) and Gus Barnes, Sr.... View Obituary & Service Information
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