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Virgie Mae Crews

Virgie Mae Crews, age 101, of Glenwood, passed away on Tuesday,  October 1, 2019.

She was born on April 26, 1918, in Ty, Oklahoma, the daughter of Jasper Monroe Fouts and Minnie Frances Reynolds Fouts.  On December 8, 1935, she was married to James “Jim” Edgar Crews who preceded her in death on September 30, 1977.  She was also  preceded in death by her son, James Robert Crews; her grandson, Steve Herring; her parents; and her seven siblings.

She is survived by two daughters, Joann Herring and Joy Buck, both of Glenwood; seven grandchildren and their spouses, Vic and Penny Forga, Jack and Vicki Herring, Tarie Crews, Eddie and Donna Herring, Lena and Kevin Ray, Leann Stearns, Roger Crews and granddaughter-in-law, Rita Herring; eighteen great-grandchildren; twenty-five great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Othel (Sharon) Fouts of Andrews, Indiana; and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members and a host of wonderful friends.

Services will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, October 5, 2019, in the Bethel Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Jack Herring and Bro. Keith Shewbart officiating.

Visitation will be held Saturday, 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM, prior to the services at the church.

Interment will be in the Bethel Cemetery under the direction of Davis-Smith Funeral Home, Glenwood.

Pallbearers will be Eddie Herring, Vic Forga, Donny Cannon, Heath Herring, John Mark Baker, Darren Bardwell, Roger Crews and Carl Plyler.

Honorary pallbearers will be the nurses and staff of the Montgomery County Nursing Home and her Bethel Missionary Baptist Church family.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Bethel Cemetery Association, 65 Crews Road, Glenwood, Arkansas 71943.

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