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Tellie Mai Crowson

December 6, 1931 — September 6, 2020


Tellie Mai Via Harris Crowson passed away at Dyersburg Rehabilitation on Sunday, September 6, 2020 at the age of 88.  She was born December 6, 1931 to James and Henrietta Moore Via at Heloise, TN.  Her mother died when she was ten years old and she was raised by her father and stepmother, Clara Metcalf Via. Tellie Mai always loved her church, Phillips Street Church of Christ, her friends, her many pets and her home.

Graveside funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, September 10, 2020 at Fairview Cemetery officiated by Mr. Jeff Golson.

The family will receive friends beginning at 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

She is survived by her sister and several nieces and nephews.

Rob Enoch, Brodie Cupples, Terry Wallace, Douglas Medlin, Bryan Medlin and Joe Rogers will serve as pallbearers.

Tellie Mai was preceded in death by her two husbands, Bill “Petey” Crowson and James E. Harris, her father and stepmother, James and Clara Via and her half brother, James Via, Jr.

Her family requests memorials be directed to Phillips Street Church of Christ, 912 Phillips Street, Dyersburg, TN  38024 or Dyersburg/Dyer Co Humane Society, P.O. Box 223, Dyersburg, TN 38025.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, September 10, 2020

10:00 - 10:45 am (Central time)

Curry Funeral Home - Dyersburg

1984 St John Ave, Dyersburg, TN 38024

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Graveside Service

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

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