Mary Lou (Crawford) Lewis

December 20, 1931 ~ March 28, 2020 (age 88)


On the afternoon of Saturday, March 28, 2020, Mrs. Mary Lou Crawford Lewis, age 88 of Marion, North Carolina, unexpectedly departed from this world to be with the Lord at her daughter’s residence. A native of Hale, Alabama, she was born on December 20, 1931 to the late Crit Rhodes and Willie Lou Griffin Rhodes.


Mary was a selfless person who was always trying her best to give help to anyone who needed it. She was a wonderful wife, mother, stepmother, step-grandmother, sister and friend who will be missed by all who had the chance to know her.


Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents, are her first husband, Richard Crawford; son Charles Edward Crawford, and brother James Rhodes.


Left behind to cherish her precious memories are her husband, Charles Lewis; daughter, Lynn C. Bartlett (Paul); stepchildren, Keith Lewis (Mark Brown), Donald Lewis (Karen), Mark Lewis (Dana), Jane Willgohs (Mark) and Kelvin Lewis (Jolynn). She also leaves behind one brother, Hilliard Rhodes (Jean) of Springville, Alabama; twenty-two step grandchildren and numerous step great grandchildren as well as a host of nieces and nephews.



A private interment will be held at Jefferson Memorial Gardens in Birmingham, Alabama.


A celebration of Mary’s life will be held at a later date.

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