Lennie Graham Crews
SUNSET BEACH - Lennie Graham Crews, 79, of Sunset Beach, passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at New Hanover Medical Center, Wilmington.
He was born, April 28, 1933, in Roxboro, a son of the late Garland Mason Crews Sr. and Kate Lunsford.
Lennie was a graduate of Person County Schools and was of the Baptist faith. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War
. Lennie retired from the Department of Agriculture, where he was a tobacco grader.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.
Those left to cherish his memories are wife Sally Wilson Crews; son Blake Crews of Durham; daughters Leta (Jeff) Laugle of Virginia Beach, Susan (Bill) Jackson of Wilmington and Patti (Brent) Lyerly of Salisbury; brother Ross "Bud" (Ann) Crews and sisters-in-law Nancy Crews and Dott Crews, all of Roxboro; grandchildren Andy Jackson and Anne Marie Jackson; and great-grandchildren Skyler, Jayden and Rayland.
Visitation: 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9 at Pleasant Grove Church, 2154 Grove Church Road, Halifax, Va.
Service: 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9 at Pleasant Grove Church with the Rev. Jonathan Turner and the Rev. Cynthia Terry officiating. Full military honors will be conducted by the Lyerly Volunteer Honor Guard.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pleasant Grove Church, 2154 Grove Church Road, Halifax, VA; or
, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.
Lyerly Funeral Home is serving the Crews family. Online condolences may be made at www.lyerlyfuneralhome.com