Sophia Cruson-Green, 99, of Paducah, Ky. passed away at 3:21 p.m. on Monday, December 11, 2017 at Baptist Health Paducah.
Sophia was born in Pope County, Illinois on May 23, 1918 to Moses and Eller (McGuire) Ellis. Sophia was a member at Dutton Chapel Baptist Church and lived most of her life in Pope County, Illinois and several years in Harrisburg, Illinois before moving to Paducah to live near her daughter and family.
She is survived by her daughter: Ethel Mae Yarbrough of Paducah, Ky.; granddaughter: Jana Lea (Stephen) Aldrick; great-granddaughter, Allyssa Aldrick; great-grandson, Joshua Aldrick; and several nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Clayton Cruson; son-in-law, James T. Yarbrough; her parents, two brothers, and five sisters.
Hardin County Funeral Service, Cox Chapel is in charge of arrangements. A service was held on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Cox funeral home in Rosiclare, IL. Family received visitors from 12:00 p.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Burial followed at Fluorine Cemetery. Rev. Roy baker officiated the service.