“For Safety Reasons, the Family Will Be Observing COVID-19’s Rules”
The family members and friends will be observing the COVID-19 Governor’s Mandates (Face Masks and Social Distancing will be required)
“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.“ (II Timothy 4:7-8)
The Britt Funeral Home and Cremation Service join with the Crawford and Joyner Families to announce the passing of Ms. Alicia Joyner Crawford, of La Grange, North Carolina. She was lovingly known by her family members and friends as “Big L.”
Ms. Alicia Joyner Crawford, age 56, transitioned from labor to reward on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at the Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, North Carolina.
She was born in Lenoir County, North Carolina on September 11, 1963 to the late Mr. Eston Taylor and the Living, Mrs. Shirley Joyner-Durham.
Alicia received her education in the Lenoir County Public School System. She graduated from the North Lenoir High School in La Grange, North Carolina in the Class of 1982.
“Big L” loved to bake and cook delicious meals for her family members, neighbors and friends.
During Ms. Alicia’s working years, she served as a dedicated Health Care Tech I with the Caswell Developmental Center in Kinston, North Carolina.
Ms. Crawford was preceded in death by her father, Mr. Eston Taylor and her brother, Mr. Danny Taylor.
A celebration of life service will be held on Thursday, April 30, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. in the Britt Funeral Home Memorial Chapel, 414 East Washington Street, La Grange, North Carolina 28551. Bishop Joe Dixon will officiate.
Also, a public viewing will be conducted on Thursday, April 30, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. in the Britt Funeral Home Memorial Chapel, 414 East Washington Street, La Grange, North Carolina 28551.
Interment will follow the celebration of life service on Thursday, April 30, 2020, in the Fairview Memorial Park Cemetery, 295 West James Street, La Grange, North Carolina 28551.
Mother Crawford leaves to cherish her loving and precious memories to her loving mother, Mrs. Shirley Joyner-Durham of La Grange, North Carolina; her three children, Mrs. Myeshia Jones and husband, Sean, Mr. Norris Joyner and Mr. Morris Joyner all of La Grange, North Carolina; her two grandchildren, Michael Jones and Skylar Jones of La Grange, North Carolina; her six sisters, Mrs. Pamela Booker of Kinston, North Carolina, Ms. Sheila Durham of Kinston, North Carolina, Mrs. Angela Taylor Graham and husband, Jim of Charlotte, North Carolina, Mrs. Tanya Taylor Burnett and husband, Isaac of Charlotte, North Carolina, Ms. Lisa Taylor of Durham, North Carolina and Ms. Vicki Battle of Newark, New Jersey; her two brothers, Mr. Adrian Swinson of Raleigh, North Carolina and Mr. Anthony Taylor of Durham, North Carolina; her three aunts, Mrs. Edna Dobson of Kinston, North Carolina, Ms. Minnie White and Mrs. Mable Joyner both of La Grange, North Carolina; her uncle, Mr. Clarence Joyner and wife, Annie of Patterson, New Jersey; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins other relatives and friends.
Ms. Crawford had a number of friends. Some friends held a special place in her heart. Some of her best friends are Mrs. Carla Markham, her son-in-law, Mr. Sean Jones, her four godchildren, Yashara Markham, Alanis Markham, Curtis Batts and LaTonia Best. Mrs. Cassandra Hall was her god sister who she loved so dearly. Mrs. Betty Ingram, Mrs. Sheryl Rouse-Crawford, Mrs. Debra Garner and Mrs. Endres Smith were those friends she could count on during her low times.
Thursday, April 30, 2020, the family members and friends will assemble at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Sean Jones, 4871 Haynes Drive, La Grange, North Carolina at 8:45 a.m. in preparation for the funeral procession.
Floral arrangements may be delivered to Britt Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 414 East Washington Street, La Grange, North Carolina beginning on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Cards, Love-Grams and Condolences may be faxed to Britt Funeral Home and Cremation Service at 252-566-5604 or posted on line at www.lagrangefuneralservice.com
Professional arrangements, of love and care, are entrusted to: Britt Funeral Home and Cremation Service in La Grange, North Carolina.
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