Doris Marie Grubbs age 73, of Altavista, VA, passed away on Tuesday, June 25, 2019.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Daniel M. “Doc” Crews and Mary Wiley Crews.  Doris is survived by her husband of thirty years, Lannie J. Grubbs; three sons, Bruce J. Keller and his wife, Julie, Brian K. Keller, and Jason L. Keller; two precious granddaughters, Kaylee Marie and Kinley Grace Keller; one sister, Judy Worsham; four brothers, Bill Crews and his wife, Glenna, Tommy Crews and his wife, Cindy, Jimmy Crews and his wife, Joyce, and Danny Crews; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A celebration of life service will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, June 30, 2019, at Penuel Baptist Church, 2770 Wards Road, Altavista, VA 24517.  The family will receive friends on Saturday, June 29, 2019, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the home of Tommy and Cindy Crews, 10694 Scuffletown Road, Randolph, VA 23962.   The Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, VA, is in charge of arrangements.

Condolence Messages

  1. Nancy Roark

    27 June 2019 5 months ago

    I only knew Doris for several years when I started attending Penuel Baptist Church. She was a very kind and compassionate lady, always thinking and praying for others. You will be missed but I know you are now went your Heavenly Father.
    Rest In Peace.
    Nancy Roark

  2. Jimmy Bane, Shelia

    28 June 2019 5 months ago

    Lannie we were so sorry to hear about your wife. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Jimmy Bane, Shelia

  3. Sheila Pippin

    28 June 2019 5 months ago

    Doris was a very sweet lady. She will be greatly missed. Lanny and Jason and all the family, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers.

  4. Patsy Trent

    28 June 2019 5 months ago

    Doris and I became friends at Central Baptist Church in Altavista. Her boy s and mine were in church groups. She always had a smile on her face-She is such a sweet angel now!

  5. Ann H Slemp

    29 June 2019 5 months ago

    Our family has such fond memories of Doris and her family from many years ago while living in
    Virginia. She always welcomed me on the Crews farm as though I was her family. We all had such a good time when “Doc” would let us all get in the back of the farm truck and go to the little store in Saxe for treats. I haven’t had contact with her for many years, but always kept up with her through my best friend ever, Judy Worsham. She will always be a good memory and I know the family will miss her deeply. Thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Love to all. Ann Slemp and Family

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