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Gainesville - Lucille Smith Crown passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 6, 2013 at the age of 92. She was born January 26, 1921 in Lenox, Cook County, Georgia, and moved to Florida at the age of 10.

A member of Faithful Friends and Ridgeview Baptist Church, Mrs. Crown was a former member of the Pythian Sisters and Rebekas. She was a seamstress and loved making crafts.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Clifford Crown; father and mother, William Henry Smith, Sr., Katie Mae Brooks Smith; sisters, Katie Lee Edenfield, Helen McClendon, Virginia Priest; and brothers, William Henry "Buddy" Smith Jr. and John Samuel Smith.

Survivors include sister Estelle Thomas (Carl) of Gainesville; daughters, Judi Crown (Jo) of Alachua and Joan Moody (Howe) of Ocala; sons, David Crown (Sharon) of North Carolina, Ron Crown and Gary Crown, both of Gainesville; grandchildren, Ronnie Crown (Valerie), Scott Crown (Kim), Mariah Moody, and Catherine Osborne (Dolas); great-grandchildren, Courtney Crown, Joshua Crown, Jacob Crown, Tyler Chaffin, Ethan Chaffin, and Dylan Osborne.

Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 10:00 am at Hague Community Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Milam Funeral Home, Gainesville, FL.

The family request that in lieu of flowers, donations be sent in her memory to Hospice of Marion County, PO Box 4860, Ocala, FL 34478 or Ridgeview Baptist Church, 3508 NW 19th St., Gainesville, FL 32605.

Arrangements are under the care of MILAM FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, 311 S Main St., Gainesville, FL 32601. 352-376-5361.

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311 South Main Street
Gainesville, FL 32601-1803
(800) 433-5361
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Published in Gainesville Sun from July 9 to July 10, 2013
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