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Imogene & Douglas R. Crawford
wed 21 Feb 1942
VAN ALSTYNE - Imogene "Jean" Crawford passed away Thursday
morning, Nov. 5, 2009 after a brief illness at Wilson N. Jones hospital.
She was the seventh child born to John P. and Nettie (Phelps) Williams
on March 25, 1925 in Van Alstyne. On Feb. 22, 1942 she married Douglas
R. Crawford in Van Alstyne. They were married 54 years and three months
before his death on May 31, 1996.
She was a lifetime member of the First Christian Church of Van Alstyne.
In addition to being a deaconess, she was active in the choir, a member
of CWF and served on various committees. She was an accomplished seamstress
and a long time member of the "Angelica Threads" quilting group. Her employment
began as a painter with Whopper Stopper lure manufacturing Company in Sherman.
At the time of her retirement she was employed as an assembler with Electronics
She is survived by daughters, Jean Ann and Jimmy Don McMillion of
Howe, Pat and Ken McTee of Van Alstyne and Debbie Crawford of Van Alstyne;
grandsons, Scott McTee and Kristen of McKinney, Jonathan McMillion and
Cheryl of Arlington, Jason McTee and Sheilah of Princeton and Joey McMillion
and Paula of Howe; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Estelle O'Briant
of Van Alstyne and Dovie Harris of Allen; and brother, Oscar Williams of
Van Alstyne, and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, "Doug" and one grandson,
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, 2009 at the Flesher
Funeral Home Chapel in Van Alstyne with Bro. Gary Gibbs officiating. Serving
as pallbearers will be grandsons, Scott and Jason McTee, Jonathan and Joey
McMillion and nephews, Roger Williams and Richard Harris. Her great-grandchildren
will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Interment will follow at Van Alstyne Cemetery. The family will receive
friends on Friday evening, Nov. 6, 2009 at the family residence, 545 SW
Main in Van Alstyne. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the First
Christian Church of Van Alstyne or your favorite charity.
The Herald Democrat, November 6, 2009
Van Alstyne Leader
June 6, 1996 P.3
Services for Douglas "Pop" Crawford, 76, of Van Alstyne who died
Friday, May 31, 1996, at his residence, were held Sunday in the Flesher
Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Fred Hall of the First Christian Church
officiated. Burial was in Van Alstyne Cemetery.
Surviving are his wife, Imogene Crawford of Van Alstyne; daughters,
Jean Ann McMillion of Howe and Patricia McTee and Debbie Crawford, both
of Van Alstyne; sister, Brenda Jenkins of Van Alstyne; and five grandchildren
and one great-grandchild.
Memorials may be made to Home Hospice of Grayson County.