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Mrs. Valarie A. (Crawley) Jones, 60, of Petersburg, VA, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 9, 2018, at Henrico Doctors' Hospital in Richmond, VA. Valarie was born in Petersburg, VA, to the late Samuel L. Crawley and Alice V. Crawley. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Mable Jones and niece, Bridgette H. Malloy.

Valarie was a remarkable woman who truly expressed her unconditional love for her family and friends through her kind and unselfish actions and encouraging wise words. She worked as a Security Officer with G4S. She always secured and took care of her loved ones.

She was a loving, supportive and devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother, daughter, sister and aunt. She enjoyed nature and found peace in gardening ("planting seeds"), fishing, outdoor activities as well as spending time with those she loved and those who loved her. Valarie always talked about the goodness of God and told others to trust in God and lean on Him faithfully.

Those left to cherish her memories include a daughter, Leslie M. Crawley; grandson, Jarod D. Crawley, Sr. and granddaughter, Timea A. Crawley; great grandchildren, Imani D. Crawley and Jarod D. Crawley, Jr.; brother, Samuel L. Crawley, Jr.; four sisters, Phyllis Lewis and Ruth Hatcher both of Petersburg, VA; Janette Edwards of Richmond, VA, and Alice Mason (William) of Fredericksburg, VA; a host of other beloved nieces nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends to include, Craig Smith, LaShawn Roberts, Kenneth Johnson, Debra Timms and Gregory Jones.

The family of the late Valarie A. Jones acknowledges, with sincere and deep appreciation, all acts of comfort and kindness. A special thank you to the staff of Henrico Doctors' Hospital; may God Bless each of you.

Services will be held 11:00 A.M., Friday, July 13, 2018, at Third Baptist Church, 550 Farmer Street, Petersburg, VA, the Rev. Leroy A. Cherry, Pastor. Interment will be private.

In lieu of floral arrangements the family requests that loved ones fulfill one of Valarie's last wishes and donate to a homeless shelter of your choosing.

The family and friends will assemble 10:30 A.M. at the church the day of the service and may be contacted by calling (804) 732-8338.

J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, VA, (804) 732-8911,
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Published in The Progress-Index from July 12 to July 13, 2018
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