Betty Ann Odom Crawford, 86, passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2012.
A memorial service will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, July 21, at First United Methodist Church in Cheraw with the Rev. Dr. Paul A. Wood Jr. officiating. A private burial will follow at Old St. David’s Cemetery.
The family will receive friends in the parlor at 10 a.m. prior to the service.
Mrs. Crawford, wife of fifty-one years to the late James C. (Jimmie) Crawford Jr., was born Dec. 5, 1925, in Bennettsville. She was the daughter of the late E. Wallace and Moriet Hayes Odom. She graduated from Bennettsville High School, attended Winthrop College and was a graduate of The University of South Carolina, majoring in music.
A homemaker, Mrs. Crawford served as Regent of the Old Cheraws Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution and was also a member of the First United Methodist Church in Cheraw. She possessed a strong love for her family, animals, bridge and reading.
Surviving are her sons, James C. Crawford III and wife Marianne of Cheraw, W. Kirk Crawford and wife Suzanne of Charlotte, N.C., and Bryan Moore Crawford and wife Lisa of Cheraw; grandchildren James C. Crawford IV, Cameron McNair Crawford, W. Kirk Crawford Jr., Taylor Moore Crawford, Bryan Moore Crawford Jr., Mary Milan Crawford and Olivia Jane Crawford; and step-grandchildren, Tucker Douglas and Carly Douglas.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 113 Third St., Cheraw, SC 29520 or to St. David’s Cemetery Association, PO Box 1196, Cheraw, SC 29520.
The family would like to thank the doctors and staff of Cheraw Family Medicine, and the caregivers of Comfort Keepers for their compassionate care during her recent illness.
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