Sarah Laverne Crawley, 86, of Campbellsville, KY passed away on Friday, August 16, 2019 at Treyton Oak Towers in Louisville, KY. She was a daughter of the late Robert Lewis Gupton and Sarah (Sally) Katherine Sanders Gupton and was born February 18, 1933 in Taylor County, KY.
She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church where she taught Children’s Sunday School classes, Girls in Action, Acteens, and was an active member of the Women’s Missionary Union. She was retired from Fruit of the Loom and had worked at Victor’s and Bobbie Jean’s in Campbellsville, and as a bookkeeper for Superior Radio in in Lebanon, where her husband was co-owner.
Sarah was united in marriage to Dennis Wilmore Crawley, Jr. on April 10, 1950. She was known for her sewing and creating many quilts and animals for family and friends. Sarah and her late husband, Dennis (Jr.), were known as loving, generous people who gave of their time and ministered to numerous people in their church and community. They gladly opened their home to many and were affectionately known as “Mom and Pop.”
2 sons: Doug Crawley & wife Debra of Richmond Hill, Georgia; Tim Crawley & wife Joyce of Prospect, KY
1 son-in-law: Terry Joe Stone & wife Jeri of Campbellsville
9 grandchildren: Kim Arnold & husband Steve of Campbellsville; Kelly Joe Stone & wife Dr. Monica Stone of Greensburg; Daniel Crawley & wife Amanda of Madisonville, KY; Dyanna Jenkins & husband Cody of Charlotte, North Carolina; Danae Crawley of Charlotte, North Carolina; Brooke Cotton & husband Chris of Charlotte, NC; Austin Crawley & wife Elena of Louisville; Tyler Crawley & wife Kaitlyn of Louisville; and Cody Crawley of Louisville
10 great-grandchildren: Chelsey Stone, Chandler Jenkins, Claire Jenkins, Carter Jenkins, Thomas Stone, Jake Stone, Lila Stone, Jillian Crawley, Joycelyn Crawley, and Joel Crawley
2 brothers: George Gupton & wife Carolyn and Lawrence Gupton & wife Audrey, of Greensburg, KY
2 sisters-in-law: Lena Mae Gupton and Marie Gupton, both of Campbellsville, KY
Many nieces, nephews, and other relatives & friends
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dennis Crawley; a daughter, Gerri Stone; a sister, Opal Beyl; and six brothers: Richard Sweeney and wife, Virginia; Bob Gupton and wife, Alma; Tom Gupton and wife, Geneva; Charlie Gupton and wife, Evelyn; Lewis Gupton, and Bill Gupton.
VISITATION: 11am-2pmET on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 2:00pmET on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Dr. James E. Jones
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY ARE REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO PLEASANT HILL BAPTIST CHURCH BUILDING FUND AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME