Celebrating the life of Anna Elizabeth Crawford
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She was born in Rockwall on December 19, 1907, the daughter of George S. Holt and Adella Davis of Omaha, Nebraska. Her father own a grocery business in this city for many years. Anna was educated in Rockwall and Kerrville Schools. She became a member of the First Baptist Church of Rockwall as a young girl.
On January 17, 1925, she married Paul D. Crawford, son of John and Jenny Crawford. Those older residents will remember her as a faithful partner to her husband, Paul, in his many business endeavors. During the WWII years when available help was away at war or employed in the defense work, she helped run the grocery business. Her favorite hobby was gardening and raising beautiful flowers.
Anna's children will remember her as a loving and supportive Mother, her grandchildren as an adoring and generous grandparent.
She was preceded in death by an infant son, her husband, Paul, one brother, J.D. Holt, four half brothers, three half-sisters.
Her surviving family includes two children, Paul D. Crawford II and his wife Barbara of Altus, Oklahoma, Bettye Jo Brown and her husband, George, of Centennial, Colorado, three grandsons, Dale Brown of Denver, Colorado, Mark Crawford of Dallas, Texas, David Crawford of Atlanta, Georgia, two granddaughters, Marilyn Brown of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Ginger Powell of Broken Bow, Oklahoma, and two great-granddaughters, Marshall and Marianna Dixon of New Mexico.
Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday, March 3, 2003 at 10:00 am at the Resthaven Funeral Home Chapel, in Rockwall, Texas with Aubrey Patterson officiating. Interment will follow in the Rockwall Cemetery. Local arrangements are under the direction of Lowell-Tims Funeral Home.
Resthaven Funeral Home Chapel
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