Angela Denise Trent Crouch, 48, of Thaxton, passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2019, at Carilion Roanoke, Memorial Hospital after a very courageous battle with cancer. She was born on November 28, 1970 in Bedford, Va. She is the daughter of Marion M. Trent and the late Johnnie T. Trent. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death her mother-in-law, Nina Crouch and Uncle, Ed Bell. Angela never met a stranger and loved her family and friends. She also loved her church and working with children's ministries. Her love was strong, and her faith was stronger. She loved photography, decorating her home, cooking and spending time with her family and friends. She was loved by many and will be missed by all that knew her. In addition to her mother, Angela was survived by her loving husband, Rodney L. Crouch; daughter, Cayla M. Crouch; father-in-law, Nelson Crouch; aunts, Shelby Fullen and her husband, Roger and Mary Ann Bell; cousins, Brian Fullen and wife, Tara, Jenny Clark and her husband, James and their children, Ethan Clark, Evan Clark and Vickie Bell and her husband, Jim Seli; also surviving are numerous other family and friends. For those wishing to make memorial contributions in Angela's memory please consider, Melanoma Research Foundation, 1411 K. Street NW Suite 800, Washington, DC 20005. A funeral service and celebration of Angela's life will be conducted at 12 p.m. on Monday, June 24, 2019, at Faith Life Church in Montvale with Roger McKinney officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery in Bedford. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 23, 2019, at Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory in Bedford. To send condolences online please visit tharpfuneralhome.com. Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Bedford is assisting the family.
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