Mrs. Alta C. (Sparks) Crawley, 92, of Campbellsville passed away on Saturday, January 27, 2019 at the Summit Manor Nursing Home.
She was born in Cumberland County on November 11, 1926 to the late Talmage and Bobie (Traylor) Sparks.
Mrs. Crawley had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of St. Mark United Methodist Church. As a young lady, she met and fell in love with Mr. Herman Crawley, and they married on December 28, 1946. They remained a devoted couple until his death in 1990. She enjoyed quilting and gardening, and was a passionate participant and teacher in the Lastone Circle at her church over 40 years.
She leaves to cherish her memory three children, Stephen (Lora) Crawley and Charles Crawley, both of Campbellsville and Charlotte Grider of Columbia; four grandchildren, Jason (Deanna) Grider, Brent (Courtney) Grider, Cara (John) Benningfield, and Dana (Brandon) Bibelhauser; six great-grandchildren, Bailey, Harper, Cohen, Loralie, Levi, and Cedar; and several extended family members and close friends.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Preston Sparks and Howard Sparks; one sister, Maxine Cole; and one daughter-in-law, Laura Jo Buckles.
There was a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Crawley on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 1:00 PM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville. Bro. Tony Franklin officiated.
Burial followed in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 3878 Greensburg Rd, Campbellsville.
The family received friends on Tuesday, January 29, from 10:00 AM until time for the service.
Jason Grider, Bailey Grider, Brent Grider, Brandon Bibelhauser, John Benningfield, and Barry Parsons served as pallbearers.