Susan D. Crews

“The Blueberry Lady”

Susan Dye Crews, 67, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019 in Avon Park, Florida. She was born Feb. 13, 1952 in Clewiston, Florida to the late Otis Robert and Geneva (Thielen) Dye.

Susan was such a hard worker after she retired from the U.S. Postal Service, she began a successful blueberry farm that she put her heart and soul into. She had a passion for family, fishing, photography, nature and real estate. She put her husband and family first. She was kindhearted, generous and willing to give advice and a helping hand never having met a stranger. She lived life to the fullest.

She is survived by her husband, Robert C. Crews of Avon Park, Florida; daughters, Melody Fox (Matthew) of Galloway, New Jersey and Angel Briggs (Louis) of Hinesville, Georgia; sons, Nick Cliett (Emily) of Haines City, Florida and Travis Cliett (Leslee) of Dundee, Florida; sisters, Teresa Buie (Jim) of Georgia, Judy Douberley (Art) of Dundee, Florida, Mary Miller (Ted) of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma and Donna Strickland of Lakeland, Florida.

She is also survived by brothers, Bobby Dye of Carrabelle, Florida, Mike Dye of Haines City, Florida and John Dye of Winter Haven, Florida; and eight grandchildren, Dustin, Bella, Gabby, Eternity, Langston, Lawson, Jules and Ila.

She is preceded in death by her parents; sister, Barbara Mendell; and first husband, Steve Cliett.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 30, 2019 at Bougainvillea Cemetery, Avon Park, Florida. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Good Shepherd Hospice, 1110 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872.

Arrangements entrusted to Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, Avon Park, Florida. Online condolences may be left at

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