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Mary Crenshaw

October 15, 1916 — January 11, 2013

Mrs. Mary Evelyn Crenshaw, 96 formerly of Farmville passed away Friday, January 11, 2012 in Richmond.  She was born October 15, 1916 in Southampton County, VA to the late Willie A. and Edna Harvell Beale.  She was the eldest of 7 children.  She was the widow of Eric Reynolds Crenshaw.  Mrs. Crenshaw worked as a store clerk at the drug store on Main Street in Farmville.  She was preceded in death by her grandson, Daniel Reynolds Crenshaw, son-in-law, Thomas O. Knight, and her siblings, Robert Lee, Cecil L. “Buck” and A.W. “Pete” Beale, Dorothy Beale Seward and Fay Beale Worrell.

She is survived by her children, Lillian C. Knight of Richmond and Eric Reynolds Crenshaw, Jr. (Linda) also of Richmond; grandchildren, Thomas O. Knight, III (Dale) of Richmond, Vanessa K. Mavilia (Mark) of Richmond, David C. Knight (Robbie) of Nashville, TN and Lara Elizabeth Crenshaw of Richmond; her great grandchildren, Thomas B., Tristan O. and Sadie E. Knight, Mark J. Mavilia, Jr., Frank and Catie Mavilia and Joshua and Andy Knight, her brother, Jack Beale (Doris Ann) of Waverly, VA and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held on Sunday, January 13, 2013 2:00pm at the chapel of Shorter Funeral Home with interment to follow in Westview Cemetery in Farmville.  Shorter Funeral Home is serving the family.
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