COMMERCE – Margaret Meadow Crumley, 86, formerly of Comer and Colbert, died Wednesday, March 31, 2010.
She was a native and lifelong resident of Madison County before her residence at Hill Haven Nursing Home in Commerce. She was the daughter of the late Griff and Maude Lee Smith Meadow. Mrs. Crumley was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Franklin Crumley; brother, Grove Meadow; and sister, Mabel Morris.
Before her marriage in 1956 she worked as a beautician, in the textile industry and was a homemaker. After her marriage she devoted herself to raising a family and later as a caregiver to her mother. She was a joyful person who will be remembered for her caring and loving nature, her generosity and joyful laughter.
Survivors include a daughter, Rhonda Crumley (Canalos), Athens; sons, Chet Crumley, Commerce, and Byron Crumley, Comer; son-in-law, Chris Canalos, Athens; daughters-in-law Tam Leachman Crumley, Commerce, and Lee Ann Crumley, Comer; grandchildren, Caleb and Hannah Crumley, Commerce; sisters, Helen Eckert, Stockbridge, Betty Crumley and June Dean, both of Colbert; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Friday, April 2, at 11 a.m., from Comer Baptist Church with the Rev. Rodney Owens officiating. Burial will be at Comer Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday, April 1, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville, is in charge of arrangements.