Mrs. Porter Duncan Crawley, age 93 of Lewisburg, left to be with her Lord on Saturday, March 08, 2003, in NHC-Oakwood. In death, she joins two husbands: James Rufus Sims and Walter Crawley, and her sisters: Eudy Johnson and Alfred Duncan.
Mrs. Crawley was a native of the Caney Springs Community of Marshall County, born in 1909 to Morgan and Pearl Baker Duncan. She was a mother and homemaker, and long-time member of the Greater First Baptist Church of Lewisburg.
Leaving to mourn her passing are her children: William Billy Frances Duncan Sims of Nashville, Paul Edward Gwen Crawley of Cleveland, Ohio, Mary Janice Josh Moore and Joanne Ricky Anderson Cheairs both of Lewisburg; 13 grandchildren: Vicki Bean, Ronald and Donald Sims, Marchioness Sims, and Quentin Sims all of Nashville, Petey Crawley, Monica Crawley, Erica Crawley, and Eric Crawley all of Cleveland, Ohio, Charles Crawley of Dahlgreen, VA, Jonathan Cruther of Reston, VA, Timothy Crutcher of Smyrna, TN, and Michael Anderson of Chapel Hill, TN; and 21 great-grandchildren.
The family will gather to visit with friends from 4:00 until 6:00 PM Sunday at Bills McGaugh Funeral Home.
A celebration of Mrs. Crawleys life will be conducted Monday at 2:00 PM from the Greater First Baptist Church by Rev. Herbert Johnson. Entombment will follow in the Sunset Park Mausoleum.
Mrs. Crawleys body will lie in state one hour prior to the services at the church.