CLAUDIA WHITLEY CRUSENBERRY
Born: June 13th, 1939
Died: August 5th, 2020
Claudia W. Crusenberry
June 13, 1939 - August 5, 2020
ROCKY MOUNT – Claudia W. Crusenberry, age 81, passed away on Wednesday, August 5, 2020. Born in Nash County, NC on June 13, 1939, she was the daughter of the late W. Otis Whitley and Hilda Chamblee Whitley. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Alton “Sonny” Crusenberry, Sr.; her brothers, Jack Whitley, Cecil Whitley, and Billy Whitley; and her sisters, Dixie Bass and Sarah Britt.
Claudia is survived by her sons, James Alton Crusenberry, Jr. and wife, Katherine, of Nash County and Michael C. Crusenberry of Raleigh; her grandchildren, Stephen Crusenberry and Katie Crusenberry Shapiro; her great-grandson, Dominic Shapiro; and several nieces and nephews.
A Graveside Service will be held on Friday, August 7, 2020 at 10:00 AM at Rocky Mount Memorial Park with Dr. Jacky Raper officiating. A visitation with the family will follow the service at the graveside.
During this time, it is understandable that family and friends would like to visit and express their sympathy. You may contact the family by email, place an online condolence on our website or send the family a card. Again, we understand this is a difficult time but we encourage exhibiting safety and courtesy to everyone involved in these services.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Freewill Baptist Church, PO Box 483, Rocky Mount, NC 27803.
Arrangements entrusted to Wheeler & Woodlief Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 1130 N. Winstead Avenue, Rocky Mount, NC 27804. You may share memories and condolences with the family by visiting www.wheelerwoodlief.com.