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Sally Mae Crews

August 13, 1932 — March 28, 2023

Sally Mae Crews

Sally Mae (Wilson) Crews passed peacefully from this world to her heavenly reward, the morning of March 28, 2023.  She was born August 13, 1932. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel “Baxter” and Leta (Negaard) Wilson; her first husband, Emmett Ragland, and her second husband, Lenny Crews; her sister, Harriett (Wilson) Terry, and brother, Samuel Baxter Wilson, II. 

She is survived by her 3 daughters: Leta (Jeff) Laugle, Susan (Bill) Jackson, and Patti (Brent) Lyerly; and 2 grandchildren: Andy (Sabrina) Jackson and Anne Marie Jackson; and 4 great grandchildren: Skyler, Jayden, Rayland, and Bryant. 

She captained the State Champion Girls Basketball team from Halifax High School.  She earned an associate degree from Peace College, (William Peace University) in Raleigh, NC.  She worked her professional career as a legal secretary for Don Bagwell Sr. for 30+ years, until his passing, for the law firm of Tuck, Bagwell, Dillard, and Mapp, in Halifax, VA. 

Her funeral will be held at Pleasant Grove Church, 2154 Pleasant Grove Rd., Halifax, VA 24558, on Sunday, April 2, 2023, at 2:00 pm. 

In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations in kind to Pleasant Grove Church in her name for the general fund, and/or Sentara Hospice Care in Halifax County Virginia.

Online condolences may be directed to

The family is being assisted by Powell Funeral Home, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592

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Funeral Service

Sunday, April 2, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Pleasant Grove Christian Church

2154 Pleasant Grove Rd, Halifax, VA 24558

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