RISON — Eleanor Stewart Crook age 90, of Rison, died Saturday, November 19, 2011. She was born March 19, 1921, in New Edinburg, a daughter of the late Robert Leslie Stewart and Mayonia Wylie Stewart. Mrs. Crook graduated from New Edinburg High School and Arkansas A&M, currently, University of Arkansas at Monticello. She was a homemaker and retired school teacher, having taught for a total of 36 years, in Gravel Ridge, Kingsland, Free Hill, Woodlawn and 29 of those years in Rison. Mrs. Crook was a member of Rison Baptist Church where she was a past Sunday school teacher. She enjoyed flowers, reading and crossword puzzles.

RISON — Eleanor Stewart Crook age 90, of Rison, died Saturday, November 19, 2011. She was born March 19, 1921, in New Edinburg, a daughter of the late Robert Leslie Stewart and Mayonia Wylie Stewart. Mrs. Crook graduated from New Edinburg High School and Arkansas A&M, currently, University of Arkansas at Monticello. She was a homemaker and retired school teacher, having taught for a total of 36 years, in Gravel Ridge, Kingsland, Free Hill, Woodlawn and 29 of those years in Rison. Mrs. Crook was a member of Rison Baptist Church where she was a past Sunday school teacher. She enjoyed flowers, reading and crossword puzzles.

Mrs. Crook was also preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Leon Crook; brother, Byron Stewart; sister, Elizabeth Darling.

Mrs. Crook is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Ronald and Patricia Crook of White Hall, William “Bill” and Vickie Crook of Hot Springs; daughter and son-in-law, Jeanette and Chris Wilson of Rison; six grandchildren, Ronnie Crook, Shannon Crook, Steven and Shay Crook, Erica Crook, Joel Crook and Nicholas Wilson; three step grandchildren, Justin Wilson, Levi Wilson and Jared Wilson; two great grandchildren, Austin Crook and Tabitha Crook.

Graveside services were 2:00 p.m., Monday, November 21, 2011, at Shady Grove Cemetery near New Edinburg with Bro. Wade Totty officiating.

Visitation was from 12:30-1:30 p.m. prior to service time, at Buie Funeral Home in Rison. Grandchildren will serve as pallbearers. Memorials may be made to Rison Baptist Church, P. O. Box 404, Rison, Ark. 71665. Arrangements by Buie Funeral Home of Rison (870)325-6216. Online guestbook at www.buiefuneralhome.com.