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Jerri L. Crawley

Birth Date: August 8, 1960
Death Date: November 6, 2017

Decatur-Jerri Crawley, 57, of Decatur, passed away Monday, November 6, 2017 in her home with her family by her side.

Jerri was born August 8, 1960 in Decatur, Illinois, the daughter of Donald and Betty (Manley) Tucker. She was previously employed as the manager of the Ayerco Gas Station in Decatur. Jerri enjoyed bingo, dirt track racing, and spending time with her family. She married Albert Crawley January 28, 1979.

Jerri leaves behind her husband Al Sr., children Albert Crawley Jr. and Jennifer (Adam) Banister, brother William Aubert, sisters Carolyn (Allen) Nash, Sharon (Gary) Brackett, Peggy Crist, and Terri Tulak, grandchildren Bristol Banister, Hannah Kirkland, and Dayton Massey, and many nieces, nephews, cousins, family, and friends.

Jerri was preceded in death by her parents and sister Penny Rhea.

The family would like to give a special thanks to the doctors, nurses, and staff with Cancer Care Specialists of Central Illinois and DMH Hospice for all of their loving care.

Services to celebrate Jerri’s life will be 10:00 AM Saturday, November 11, 2017 in Moran & Goebel Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 PM Friday, November 10, 2017 in the funeral home. Burial will be in Boiling Springs Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the family in care of Al Crawley.

The family of Jerri Crawley is being served by the Moran & Goebel Funeral Home, 2801 N. Monroe Street, Decatur, IL 62526. View the online obituary, share memories, and send condolences to the family at

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November 10, 2017
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November 11, 2017
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  1. It’s been 1 week and it feels like it’s been so long. You are missed so much!!! I love you Mom :heart::heart:

  2. We always enjoyed our visits with Jerri & AL when they would stop by on Saturday mornings. We would talk for hours but it seemed like just a short time. We could always tell that Jerri had a good heart and was a good person. Very sorry to AL & the family for the loss.

    LaVelle & Tracie Hunt

  3. Our Thoughts & Prayers to the Crawley Family so sorry for the loss of Jerri, Gone but never forgotten…Rip & fly high with the angels!

  4. Our thoughts and Prayers go out to Al and the entire Crawley family for the loss of Jerri.

    From Standerfer Racing Team

  5. Jerri was the "tag-along" when all of us "older" cousins got together. She always wanted to be a part of whatever we were doing and of course, we didn't necessarily want her included. But Grandma Manley, Aunt Betty, and my mom often would make us let her join us. Now that we're older, much older, I wish you were around to be included.

    Wanda King

  6. So sorry to hear of Jerri's passing. Loved her laugh and smile! Remembering the memories of days long ago. Thoughts and prayers to Al and family.

  7. I remember Cero Gordo Speedway and the whole Crawley family and Jerri rootn for her son . A lot of good and crazy times. Sorry for your loss Al. Mike Grider and family

  8. Jeri, I have always looked at you as a mother figure. You are an awesome person. One of the best bosses I ever had. It broke my heart when Ayerco closed. Our family was separated. You were there for me no matter what it was about. Fly high! You will be missed truly. I love you always! You are in my heart! Rejoice with my mom!

  9. I remember Jerri and Al growing up she was such a lovely careing preson sorry for ur loss to the kids and big Al Jerri u will b missed by meany and loved by all u came in contact with rip

  10. If any of your family was racing we could always count on you to be there for support, you were great at that! You also supported your husband & kids in whatever they did! You will be missed because you were a good woman with a big smile We will miss you my friend!
    Love & Our Deepest Sympathy,
    Ray & Linda Thevenot

  11. I met Jerri at K's Merchandise and worked with her for about 7 years before becoming her sister-in-law. Jerri welcomed me into the family easily and I have always felt blessed to know her. She was an awesome person. She loved with her whole heart. She will be missed but she will be around always to guide her family. Of this I am certain. Maybe gone but still in many hearts. Love u Jerri

  12. Jerri was a wonderful, fun, loving lady. I have fond memories of sitting with her at the races. She was always so upbeat and fun…we laughed and had great times. R.I.P Jerri.

  13. Worked with Jerri at G&D for several years and Al Jr at R building. I am so sorry to hear this news! RIP Jerri, you will truly be missed! Prayers and hugs to the family.

  14. I remember so many fun times playing bunco and all the fun we had. The many family get to gathers. I will miss your sweet smile and your laughter. God got a special angel. Love , Aunt Diane and UncleSteve Phillips.

  15. Jerri and I worked together for a few years and became very good friends. She was a very special lady. She was loving and really cared about other people. She will be missed. Hugs and kisses to heaven to Jerri. I love you.

  16. Jerri Crawley was a very good woman. She had a good heart n treated everyone so good. She was a very very good boss the best one I ever had. And I'm thankful I got to meet her n work for her n meet her family. She was loved by many people. She will truly be missed. R.I.H until we meet again. :heart::cry:

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