Nellie Crawford Westmoreland

Nellie Crawford Westmoreland, 89, of Axton, Virginia, passed away Saturday, November 14, 2020, in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. She was born June 2, 1931 in Christiansburg, Virginia, to the late Willard and Nell Crawford.

She was a member of Beckham United Methodist Church for 70 years. She enjoyed her church, her family and friends. She was hard working  and very talented. She was a homemaker, seamstress, caregiver, baker, restaurateur, and the best little mama in the world.

In addition to her parents and siblings, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Westmoreland, Sr., and son, Lowell Westmoreland.

Nellie is survived by three sons, Jim (Judy), Mike (Kathy), and David (Lisa); eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

The Graveside Service will be Monday, November 23, 2020, at 2:00 PM at Roselawn Burial Park with Rev. Warren Cash officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Wright Funeral Service & Crematory is serving the family.  Online condolences may be made at


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