Clara Bell Holt Crawley

Clara Bell Holt Crawley, age 89 died Monday February 8, 2016 at her home. Born in Cleveland County on January 13, 1927 she was the daughter of the late Shad W. and Bonnie Ellen Jones Holt. Clara was an active member of Camps Creek Baptist Church where she was a former Sunday School Teacher, church pianist, sang in the choir, member of the WMU, and was the leader of the Sunbeam Children's Group.

Clara was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed watching birds, quilting, canning and was an avid reader and was a member of the Book Mobile. Clara loved babysitting her grandchildren and sharing her love of music with them by giving them piano lessons.

In addition to her parents, Clara is preceded in death by her husband, Fay Crawley; a brother, S. W. "Dub" Holt Jr.; a sister, Mozelle Harris; and a grandson, David Christopher Crawley.

Clara is survived by a son, Danny Crawley and wife Polly of Columbia SC; a daughter, Pam Scruggs and husband Johnny of Mooresboro; two granddaughters, Dana Crawley and Bonnie Scruggs; and her beloved canine companion, "Bo".

Funeral service will be held on Friday February 12, 2016 at 2:00 pm at Camps Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Keith Dixon and Rev. April Abernethy officiating. Burial will follow at Cleveland Memorial Park. The family will receive friends an hour before the service from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm.

The family would like to thank the nurses and staff of Gentiva for all the loving care that they gave Clara.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to: Hospice Cleveland County, 951Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby NC 28150 or ASPCA, Attention Gift Processing Center, PO Box 96929, Washington DC 20077

Cecil M Burton Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family of Clara Crawley

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