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Obituaries For July 25, 2014
Updated July 25, 2014 3:54 AM
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Nancy Lynn (Tolbert) Crawford - Mitchell

Nancy Lynn (Tolbert) Crawford, 58, of Mitchell, passed away peacefully at 4:53 p.m. Thursday, July 24, 2014, at her family home after a 10 month battle with brain cancer.

Born October 25, 1955, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Byron L. and Alma (Reynolds) Tolbert. She had been employed at Dana Corporation for 20 years. Over the past couple of years, she worked at the Mitchell Sprint Station where she thoroughly enjoyed interacting with her co-workers and customers. Nancy was baptized at Tulip Street Christian Church. She was a devoted daughter who took great pride in helping her dad. Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her daughter and spoiling her grandchildren. Known for her fun-loving personality, she enjoyed laughing and talking with friends and family.

Survivors include her father, Byron L. Tolbert, Mitchell; daughter, Carrie (Paul) Ritchison, Mitchell; sister, Linda (Rick) Chapman, Mitchell; brother, Tom (Carol) Tolbert, Morgantown; grandchildren, Hailey, Riley, and Jacob Ritchison; several nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins

She was preceded in death by her mother, Alma Tolbert; brother, Terry Tolbert; and fiancé, Danny Bell.

Funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, July 27, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Brother Tom Bostic officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and from 12:30 p.m. until the service on Sunday at the funeral home.

Casketbearers: Chris Doub, Nick Doub, Shane Tolbert, Mitch Tolbert, Gary Mesarosh, and Paul Ritchison

Memorial Gifts: Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services

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