Willie Sue “Bill” Crawley, age 98 of Cherryville, passed away Tuesday, June 6, 2023, at Wendover Hospice House. She was born December 22, 1924, in Gaston County, a daughter of the late Mary Leatherman Spake. Bill was a retired supervisor of Fasco Industries. She was a faithful member of the First Presbyterian Church, where she was an Elder Emeritus. She was also distinguished as Woman of the Year by the Cherryville Charity League.
In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Crawley; daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Tim Blackburn; sisters, Helen Hope, Ann Owens, and Jessie George; and brothers, Carl Spake and Earl Spake.
Survivors include her sons, Doug Crawley (Kay), Roger Crawley (Sandy); grandchildren, Heather Holt (Shane), Holly Thompson (Chris), Billy Blackburn (Brucie), Shane Crawley, and Clay Crawley; great-grandchildren, Chloe Underwood (Ben), McMillan Covington, Elizabeth Covington, and Will Blackburn.
Funeral Services will be held Friday June 9, 2023, at 3:00PM at First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Dr. Bill Lowe officiating. Burial will follow at City Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from 1:30-2:45PM in the church sanctuary and at other times at the home of Heather Holt, 111 Woodvale St.
Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church General Fund, 107 W. Academy St. Cherryville, NC 28021.
Condolences may be made to www.carpenterporter.com