Tessie Lee Linley Crawford

Tessie Lee Linley Crawford, 71, a homemaker, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at her home in Clarksdale.

Survivors include her husband, Gary Crawford of Clarksdale; two sons, Tim Fox and Charles Hein; two daughters, Valerie Penelope Brooks of Taylor, and Michelle Leigh Peacock of Southaven; a brother, Earnest Linley; a sister, Lorene Linley; and five grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lonie and Myrtle Linley.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home chapel with burial in the Memorial Gardens cemetery.

Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.


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