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Mary Lou Budd

March 26, 1939 — April 26, 2022

Mary Lou Crowe Budd, 83, of Siler City, passed away on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at Central Carolina Hospital in Sanford.

Mrs. Budd was born in Washington, PA on March 26, 1939, the daughter of Thomas and Augusta Marie Crowe.

Mary Lou was a member of Loves Creek Baptist Church. She spent 37 years working in Catalog Advertising for MBF Dog Shows. Mary Lou loved listening to music, and crocheting. She enjoyed being outside tending to her flowers and watching the butterflies fly around her. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her son, Thomas Clayton Schultz; and brother, Thomas Joseph Crowe.

She is survived by her husband of 35 years, Kenneth C. Budd, Jr.; daughters, Pamela S. Owens and husband Ronald of Siler City, and Loretta S. Odum of Buffalo, NY; grandchildren, Jennifer Lucas, Ashlee Nicole Owens, Thomas Clayton Griffin and Kenneth Nathaniel Griffin; and niece, Dorie Crowe of Jamestown, NC.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at Loves Creek Baptist Church, 1745 E. 11th Street, Siler City, NC.

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the Budd family.

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Saturday, May 7, 2022

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Loves Creek Baptist Church

1745 E 11th St, Siler City, NC 27344

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