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April 4, 1951 ~ June 25, 2022

Teresa Dodd Crutchfield, 71, of Liberty, passed away on Saturday, June 25, 2022.

Born on April 4, 1951, in Siler City, she was the youngest of three daughters of Esther K. Dodd and Roy Joseph Dodd. Teresa was a resident of Chatham and Randolph counties for most of her life. She graduated from Jordan-Matthews High School and received continuing education in the field of banking. For many years, she worked at Liberty Savings & Loan, where she managed personal banking and IRAs. In the last several years, she worked at H&R Block. She enjoyed diamond painting, cross-stitching, cooking and solitaire. She was known for her loving nature, beautiful smile and strength.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Gary Crutchfield; and her sister, Paula Dodd.

She is survived by her beloved daughter and best friend, Brooke Crutchfield of Liberty; her sister, Kris Leroy of Georgia; niece, Brandy Johnston of Georgia; her great-niece and great-nephew; Aunt Jean Darden Baker of Clemmons; and her beloved cousins.

Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 North Second Ave. in Siler City, on Saturday, July 2, 2022. A Celebration of Life Service in the chapel will be held at 2 p.m. Burial will follow the service at Oakwood Cemetery in Siler City.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memorial Giving, Memphis, Tennessee 38105-9959.

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the Crutchfield family.

Online condolences may be made at www.smithbucknerfh.com.