Mrs. Arlie Irene Friend

02/24/1931 - 03/28/2021


Mrs. Arlie Irene Friend, age 90, of South Hill, died on Sunday March 28, 2021 in the Hundley Center. She was a retired Hostess for the Holiday Inn in South Hill, a former employee of Food Lion and the widow of Ervin Anderson Friend. Mrs. Friend is survived by her son, Claude H. Friend and his wife Grace of South Hill; her step-daughter, Dianna Kimondo of Alexandria, VA and several nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be conducted on Wednesday March 31st at 1:00 P.M. in the Providence United Methodist Church Cemetery in Fries, Virginia. Family and friends who wish to view and sign the register for Mrs. Friend may do so during regular business hours on Monday and Tuesday which will be from 8:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. Online condolences may be sent through our website, Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Friend family.

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At Crowder-Hite-Crews we’ve always been proud to say that we are large enough to serve and small enough to care.  When you choose us, we consider this a sacred trust between your family and ours. We offer a full range of funeral service, whether for a traditional funeral or cremation, and we are able to assist families worldwide. In February of 2004 we installed a crematorium to better serve our cremation families.  We now do all cremations in our facility, saving transport to another location for this service.  Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the cremation process.

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Situated on a 3-acre pastoral setting.

1st Place in Reader’s Choice for Funeral Service (15 years running).

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Owners are former Presidents of the Virginia Funeral Directors Association and Southside Funeral Directors Association.

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Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home & Crematory

PO Box 422
1504 N. Mecklenburg Ave.
South Hill, VA 23970
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