Margaret Murline Crews

Friday, December 8, 2017
Margaret Crews

Jonesboro -- Margaret Murline Crews, 80, passed away Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, at NEA Baptist Hospital. She was born Nov. 2, 1937, in Caraway to the late Willie and Mamie Eva Adams Olive. She was a devoted employee and retired from Walmart, where she was the department manager of the greeting cards area. She was a fan of Elvis, loved her red Cadillac and enjoyed cooking for her grandkids and family. She will be remembered as a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend who will be dearly missed. She added something magical to everything she did.

She was also preceded in death by an infant daughter, Cindy Rena Crews; a brother, Billy Olive; two sisters, Eudean Latimer and Cathran Sutberry.

She is survived by her husband, Bennie Crews; a daughter, Susan Williams of Jonesboro; a son, Rick Toombs of Colorado Springs; a sister, Martha Brewer (Otis) of Caraway; a sister-in-law, Bettye Olive of Phoenix; seven grandchildren, Shelly Kirby, Ricky Toombs (Mary), Katie Boykin, Nicholas Toombs and Hannah Toombs all of Colorado Springs; Drew Kelso (Taylor) and Kara Kelso, all of Jonesboro; six great-grandchildren, Bryson Kirby, McKayla Cicak, Alex Toombs, Landon Toombs, Hayden Toombs and Finn Boykin; many beloved nieces, nephews and other family and friends and her Walmart family.

A celebration of her life will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, at Gregg-Langford Bookout Funeral Home Chapel in Jonesboro with Bill Maxwell officiating. Interment will follow at Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Saturday at Gregg-Langford Bookout Funeral Home in Jonesboro.

Honored to serve as pallbearers are Jimmy Welch, Donnie Taylor, Bob Walton, Doug Reams, Freddie Farmer and Doane Cowan and as honorary pallbearers, John Tappan, Jerry Gossard, Brad Thompson, Dave Abts, Jimmy Stevens, Ronnie Massey and Doug Stanley.

Lasting memorials may be sent to American Cancer Society or Arkansas Home Hospice Providers, 3024 Redwolf Blvd Suite 8, Jonesboro 72401.