Katherine Lucille Boyd Crenshaw
Katherine Lucille Boyd Crenshaw, was born to the late James and Mary Belle Boyd on August 21, 1921 and departed this life on Friday, July 21, 2017 at The Hundley Center, VCU Community Memorial Heathcenter in South Hill.
Katherine was born in Bracey, VA where she attended The Carol Boyd School and later graduated from Mecklenburg County Training School in 1941. She moved to New York where she fell in love and married the late Robert Haney Crenshaw. After World War II, she returned to her hometown of South Hill working at Community Memorial Hospital and retiring in 1989. She joined St. Mark’s Episcopal Church at an early age, but later transferred her membership to Trinity Episcopal Church where she became active in many organizations until her health began to fail.
She leaves to cherish fond memories her daughter, Sylvia Crenshaw Beaty; sons, Larry Crenshaw (Annie) and Fenton Crenshaw (Costella); one sister, Harriet Cannon; thirteen grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; special friends, Dorothy Thompson and Lucy Alexander and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Services were held Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at Trinity Episcopal Church with The Rev. Harry V. Nevels, officiating.
Services were entrusted to the staff of the Oris P. Jones Funeral Establishment, South Hill, VA.