May 8, 1949 - March 12, 2022
Crews – Cheryl “Darlene” Crews, age 72, of Starke, Florida passed away on Saturday, March 12, 2022, at E.T. York Care Center with her loving family by her side. She was born in Mayo, Florida on May 8, 1949, to the late Leon Brock and Zelma Ruth Hunt Brock. Darlene was raised in Mayo and Lake Wales, Florida. After high school, she married the love of her life, Pete Crews in 1966. Together they lovingly raised their two sons, Skipper and Richard, in Lake Wales, Middleburg, Lake Butler, and Lawtey, FL until settling in Starke, Florida. Darlene was a devoted wife and loving mother who enjoyed tending to her family as a homemaker. In 1990, her sweet love, Pete, passed away. Two years later, Darlene found her loving companion, Ray Crews and they later married and enjoyed over 20 years of marriage. Darlene enjoyed her time as a seamstress at the sewing factory in Lake Butler as well as working on the chicken farms for Robert Whitehead and the Saunders family. When not working, Darlene loved crafts such as watercolor painting, painting by numbers, and cross stitch. Throughout the years she enjoyed collecting porcelain dolls and even established a lovely collection. Darlene also enjoyed bass fishing and loved being outdoors, but her main passion in life was her family and spending time with them. Darlene was preceded in death by parents; loving husbands, Pete Crews and Ray Crews; brother, Huey Leon Brock; sister, Sharon Green; brother-in-law, John Harris; and sister-in-law, Pam Brock. Darlene is survived by her loving children, Skipper (Theresa) Crews of Keystone Heights, FL and Richard (Kelley) Crews of Gainesville, FL; sisters, Regina Ilene (David) Stephens and Isla Jean Harris both of Douglas, GA; grandchildren, Richard, Bailee, Kolten, Kodi, Jacob, Joseph (Jessica), Joshua (Katie), Darrell, and Ashlie; 8 great grandchildren and 1 great grandson on the way; along with numerous extended family members and friends who Darlene loved dearly. A Celebration of Darlene’s life will be held on Wednesday, March 16, 2022, at 12:00 pm at Ferreira Funeral Services Lake Butler Chapel with Pastor Matthew Carlton officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Baptist Church Cemetery in Starke, FL. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm at the funeral home chapel. Arrangements are under the care and direction of V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services Lake Butler Chapel, 435 Main Street, Lake Butler, FL 32054. 386-496-1400.
Crews – Cheryl “Darlene” Crews, age 72, of Starke, Florida passed away on Saturday, March 12, 2022, at E.T. York Care Center with her loving family by her side. She was born in Mayo, Florida on May 8, 1949, to the late Leon... View Obituary & Service Information
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