Clara Joyce (Crews) Dean

Born: Fri., Mar. 4, 1932
Died: Tue., Apr. 11, 2017


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Apr. 13, 2017
Location: Hart Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Apr. 14, 2017
Location: Hart Funeral Home

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Mrs. Clara Joyce Crews Dean, age 85, of Waverly, GA died Tuesday afternoon (4/11/17) at the Senior Care Center in Brunswick, GA following an extended illness.

Born March 4, 1932 in Patterson, she was a daughter of the late Ronie Barton and Frances Crawford Crews. She lived most of her life in Pierce County before moving to Camden County in 2005. She had worked many years at the Reuben Brother’s Shoe Factory and at Julie Hat Company as a seamstress.  She was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Blackshear.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert Dean; her daughter, Brenda Gail Davis Passmore; her sisters, Doris Crews Anderson, Lucille Crews Barnard, and Shirley Crews Deal; and her brothers, J.W. Crews and Rural Crews.

Survivors include her son, Keith Dean (wife Debbie) of Waverly; 4 grandchildren, Brandon Keith Dean (wife Ashley) of Waverly, Shannon Dean Aguilar (husband Frank) of Kingsland, Ryon Blake Dean of Waverly, and Phillip Davis (wife Kim) of Waycross; 8 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives. 

A funeral service will take place Friday morning (4/14/17) at 11 AM in the chapel of Hart Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in the Blackshear City Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Thursday evening from 6-8 PM at the funeral home.

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Karen Crews
   Posted Fri April 14, 2017
I am so sorry for your loss. Aunt Clara was a very special lady. Y'all are in my thoughts and prayers.

glenda phillips
   Posted Fri April 14, 2017
So sorry to here the news that Clara had passed , she was a very loved person . When she was in our church. Loved her and mr Hurbert also.I kept telling my son I was going to go play what a day that will be and sing it for her at the home.But I never did I think of her every time I play it.

Love to all her family.
Glenda Phillips.

glenda phillips
   Posted Fri April 14, 2017
So sorry about Clara I loved her. She was a very good person.My prayres are with you all.


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