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‘Granny’ Jo Nell Crawley

by Randy Moll | November 11, 2022 at 2:52 p.m.
Jo Nell Crawley

'Granny' Jo Nell Crawley

"Granny" Jo Nell Crawley, 80, died on Nov. 6, 2022, at Circle of Life Hospice in Bentonville, Ark.

She was born on Feb. 17, 1942, in Mabelvale, Ark. She was the third of eight children born to Willie Theo and Fannie Adell Warrick Yarberry.

She was known to everyone as "Granny." She moved to Gravette, Ark., in 1979 from Gurdon, Ark. She was a homemaker and babysat for many years, passing along her compassion and love to numerous children in the Gravette area.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Edward Yarberry; two sisters, Vera Darlene Smith, and Martha Ann Moore; great-granddaughter, Peyton JoNell Kirkendoll.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Austin Lee Crawley; children, Jimmy Crawley and wife Terri of Gurdon; Donna Buzzard and husband Eddie of Gravette; James Crawley and wife Audrey of Jay, Okla.; Jerry Crawley and Patti of Anderson, Mo.; Belinda Roberts and husband Jheri of Bella Vista, Ark.; one sister, Thelma Lucille Goodwin of Little Rock, Ark.; three brothers, Roy Yarberry, Charlie Yarberry and wife Kay; Clifford Yarberry and wife Vickie, all of Little Rock; 14 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12, at Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church in Gravette.

Arrangements are by Bella Vista Funeral Home and Crematory. Online condolences may be left at www.funeralmation.com.

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