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

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Mrs. Budd was born in Washington, Pennsylvania, 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. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her son, Thomas Clayton Schultz; and a brother, Thomas Joseph Crowe.

She is survived by her husband of 35 years, Kenneth C. Budd Jr.; daughters, Pamela S. Owens of Siler City.

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the Budd family.

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