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Lucy Mae Crews Petty

Mrs. Lucy Mae Crews Petty of Beulah Road, Nathalie, died on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, at Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 88. 

Mrs. Petty was born in Halifax County on March 15, 1925 to the late Mr. Earnest Crews and Mrs. Ollie White Crews. Mrs. Petty was married to the late Mr. Robert Demous Petty and was a member of County Line Baptist Church. 

Mrs. Petty is survived by her two daughters, Ms. LaVerne Petty of Roanoke and Mrs. Thelma Petty Long and husband Curtis of Greensboro, N.C.; two sons, Mr. Rickey Petty of Nathalie and Mr. William Petty and wife Ann of Upper Marlboro, Md.; one adoptive daughter, Ms. Cherry Barksdale; one grandchild, Mr. Rodney Petty; one sister, Ms. Elizabeth Crews, of Nathalie; one daughter-in-law, Mrs. Doris Petty of Oxon Hill, Md.; three sister-in-law, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Mr. Charles Petty; four brothers, Mr. Earnest Crews, Mr. Amos Crews, Mr. William Crews and Mr. James Crews; and her sister, Mrs. Ella Easley. 

Funeral services for Mrs. Lucy Mae Crews Petty will be Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 1 p.m. at County Line Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Otis Dillard officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. 

Public viewing for Mrs. Petty will be Tuesday, Dec. 3, at Jeffress Funeral Home chapel from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. 

The family is receiving friends at the residence, 5108 Beulah Road in Nathalie.  

Funeral services are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.