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Scarlet Crawford Willoughby
   Beloved Mother, ‘Granny’, sister and aunt, Scarlet Crawford Willoughby, passed away at the age of 74 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. Scarlet was born in Grenada to Annie Avant Crawford and Fisher Crawford. She lived there until 1953.  She was employed by Greenwood Utilities and the Greenwood Public School System for 38 years.
   Scarlet was preceded in death by her husband, James H. Willoughby Sr.; her mother, Annie Carroll and dad, Earl Carroll; five siblings, A.F. Crawford, W.E. “Billy” Crawford, Lawrence Crawford, Mary C. Oswalt, and Ruby C.Ferguson.
   She is survived by her son, James “Jimmy” Willoughby and his wife, Teresa, of Madison, Miss.; her daughter, Teresa W. Clegg and her husband, Billy Clegg, of Chattanooga, Tenn.; three grandchildren, Will Clegg of Chattanooga, Anna C. Clegg of Chapel Hill, N.C., and Caitlin Willoughby of Madison; two brothers, James “Jib” Crawford and his wife, Ruth Ann, of Grenada, Fisher Crawford and his wife, Dale, of Grenada; two sisters, Jean Overall and Pat Cooke of Sledge, Miss., sister-in-law, Hazel Crawford of Holcomb; and many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews who she loved dearly.
   Scarlet loved the Lord, whom she said gave her a long and happy life. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Greenwood for many years. She did many things, but her greatest joy was being with and doing things with and for her family. Granny was always there for them. Serving her Lord Jesus Christ and her love for Him helped her to make it through her daily life.
   Visitation will be at Wilson and Knight Funeral Home in Greenwood on Saturday, June 29, from 5 to 7 p.m. Funeral services will be Sunday, June 30, at 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Grenada.


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