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Nell Lee Crowley, 93, Nashville
Nell Lee Crowley, 93, formerly of Charlestown and Bloomington, passed away Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, at Brown County Health & Living Community.

She was born April 8, 1920, in Ohio County, Ky., to Heaverin and Corrine (Dennis) Bolton.

Nell was preceded in death by husbands, Dorman Elmo Wiggins and Everett Crowley; her brother, William Bolton; and sisters, Bettie Bolton, Margaret Grace, and Alberta Kelley.

She is survived by her brother, Edward Earl (Dick) Bolton of Charlestown; her son, Gary Dorman Wiggins and daughter-in-law, Mia (Stanislavka Radoicic) Wiggins of Bloomington; and grandsons, Alan Daniel Wiggins (wife, Jennifer Irwin) of Plymouth, Mich., and Thomas Bruce Wiggins of Bloomington. Also surviving are nieces, Patricia (Kelley) Wright of North Vernon and Lana (Grace) Himmelheber of Jeffersonville; nephews, David Grace of Charlestown and Tony Kelley; and cousins, Linda Sue (Dennis) Winters and Jack Dennis.

Nell was a former employee of the Powder Plant at Charlestown. She also worked as a cook in Bloomington, both at Indiana University and at Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. She was a member of North Charlestown Church of God.

Nell was a loving mother and grandmother who helped raise her niece, Pat Wright. Her kindness and generosity in caring for others will long be remembered by her family.

Services took place Aug. 15 at Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown. Burial was at Charlestown Cemetery. Visitation was before the service Thursday at the funeral home.

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  • December 18
    WRAPS meetings
    7 to 9 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • December 18
    Nashville Town Council
    6:30 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • December 19
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • December 19
    Christmas sing-along at The Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 19
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 19
    Live hip hop music at dance barn
    7 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 20
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West