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Louise Holland Crowley


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Louise Holland Crowley

Batesville, MS

Louise Holland Crowley of Batesville, Mississippi, passed away on Sunday, September 24, 2017. Born February 17, 1920 in Blue Springs, Mississippi, she was the daughter of the late Whit and Jimmie Holland.

Mrs. Crowley was an educator in the public schools for the state of Mississippi for 38 years and served as Principal of the Batesville Elementary School for 18 years before her retirement. She received her BS Degree from Mississippi State University and MED from the University of Mississippi. She served as President of the North District of Elementary Administrator and the Committee of Southern Association of Schools and Colleges. During this time she assisted with the evaluation of many elementary schools in north Mississippi.

Mrs. Crowley was a member of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society for over 30 years. Earlier in her career she served for five years on the Board of Directors of Northwest Mississippi Community College.

A member of the First United Methodist Church of Batesville; she served on the administrative board and assisted in the elementary department for several years. She was an active member of the United Methodist Women and member of the explorers Bible study for 25 years.

Mrs. Crowley, was preceded in death by her husband, Everett Wesley Crowley and daughter, Janice Lou. She is survived by two sons: Whit Crowley and wife, Minetry Apperson of Memphis, Tennessee, Jim Crowley and wife, Becky Rainey of Charleston, Mississippi; grandchildren, Will Crowley of Memphis, Tennessee and Jennifer Crowley Revere, husband Ryan, and their son, Robert Wesley of Batesville, Mississippi. One sister, Joan Holland Billingsley of Blue Springs, Mississippi and brother, Buddy Holland of Batesville, Mississippi.

The family has requested memorials be sent to The First United Methodist Church of Batesville, Mississippi or Providence United Methodist Church, cemetery fund, Sandra Crowley Dalton, 1262 Antioch Road, Maben, Mississippi 39750.

Visitation will be Friday September 29, 2017 at 9:00 am with services at 10 a.m. at Wells Funeral Home of Batesville, Mississippi. Private interment will follow at the Providence United Methodist Church at 2 p.m. in Maben, Mississippi.

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Published in The Commercial Appeal on Sept. 27, 2017
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