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Sarah Laverne Crawley, Campbellsville, KY (1933-2019)

Sarah and her late husband, Dennis (Jr.), were known as loving, generous people who gave of their time and ministered to numerous people in their church and community. They gladly opened their home to many and were affectionately known as "Mom and Pop."

Sarah Laverne Crawley, 86, of Campbellsville, passed away on Friday, August 16, 2019, at Treyton Oak Towers in Louisville, Kentucky.

The funeral service will be held at 2pmET on Saturday, August 24, 2019, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY, officiated by Dr. James E. Jones. Burial will follow in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.

Visitation is requested from 11amET until 2pmET on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Daughter of the late Robert Lewis Gupton and Sarah (Sally) Katherine Sanders Gupton, she was born February 18, 1933, in Taylor County, Kentucky.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church where she taught Children's Sunday School classes, Girls in Action, Acteens, and was an active member of the Women's Missionary Union. She was retired from Fruit of the Loom and had worked at Victor's and Bobbie Jean's in Campbellsville, and as a bookkeeper for Superior Radio in in Lebanon, where her husband was co-owner.

Sarah was united in marriage to Dennis Wilmore Crawley, Jr. on April 10, 1950. She was known for her sewing and creating many quilts and animals for family and friends. Sarah and her late husband, Dennis (Jr.), were known as loving, generous people who gave of their time and ministered to numerous people in their church and community. They gladly opened their home to many and were affectionately known as "Mom and Pop."

Sarah is survived by two sons: Doug Crawley and wife, Debra, of Richmond Hill, Georgia, and Tim Crawley and wife, Joyce, of Prospect; one son-in-law, Terry Joe Stone and wife, Jeri, of Campbellsville; nine grandchildren: Kim Arnold and husband, Steve, of Campbellsville; Kelly Joe Stone and wife, Dr. Monica Stone, of Greensburg; Daniel Crawley and wife, Amanda, of Madisonville; Dyanna Jenkins and husband, Cody, of Charlotte, North Carolina; Danae Crawley of Charlotte, North Carolina; Brooke Cotton and husband, Chris, of Charlotte, NC; Austin Crawley and wife, Elena, of Louisville; Tyler Crawley and wife Kaitlyn, of Louisville; and Cody Crawley of Louisville; ten great-grandchildren: Chelsey Stone, Chandler Jenkins, Claire Jenkins, Carter Jenkins, Thomas Stone, Jake Stone, Lila Stone, Jillian Crawley, Joycelyn Crawley, and Joel Crawley; two brothers: George Gupton and wife, Carolyn, of Greensburg; and Lawrence Gupton and wife, Audrey, of Greensburg; two sisters-in-law, Lena Mae Gupton, of Campbellsville; and Marie Gupton, of Campbellsville; along with many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Dennis Crawley; a daughter, Gerri Stone; a sister, Opal Beyl; and six brothers: Richard Sweeney and wife, Virginia; Bob Gupton and wife, Alma; Tom Gupton and wife, Geneva; Charlie Gupton and wife, Evelyn; Lewis Gupton, and Bill Gupton.

Expressions of sympathy are requested to be donations to the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Building Fund and may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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