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Willie James Crawford, Clay Co., TN (1936-2013)

He was a native of the Kettle Community of Cumberland County, KY, and a resident of Neeley Creek Community in Clay County, TN, at the time of his death. He was a member of the Waterview Church of Christ and a farmer. His wife of over 55 years, Betty Holman Crawford, survives. He leaves 8 direct living descendants.
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Willie James Crawford, age 77, of the Neeley Creek Community in Clay County, Tennessee passed away at his residence on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.

Funeral services for Willie James Crawford will be conducted on Monday, December 16, 2013 at 1pmCT, in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY, with Bro. Raymond Castillo officiating. Congregational song leadership will be provided by Bro. Jerry Willis. The family will receive friends after 3pmCT, on Sunday, December 15, 2013 until the funeral hour on Monday. Burial will be in the Crawford Family Cemetery in Clay County, Tennessee.

Pallbearers will be Jamie Crawford, Brad Riddle, Johnny McLerran, James Spas, Grady Holman and Rex Short.

Willie James Crawford, Clay Co., TN (1936-2013)

He was born in the Kettle Creek Community in Cumberland County, Kentucky on Thursday, October 15, 1936, the son of Earl and Minnie Scott Crawford. He died Tuesday, December 10, 2013 in the Neeley Creek Community of Clay County, TN, at the age He was a member of the Waterview Church of Christ and a farmer.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Holman Crawford, of Celina, Tennessee, whom he married on Saturday, August 23, 1958, and the following:
  • His son and daughter-in-law: Jamie, Jr. and Lucretia Crawford of Celina, Tennessee

  • His daughter and son-in-law: Joann and Johnny McLerran of Celina, Tennessee

  • His sisters: Margaret Branham of Marrowbone, Kentucky, and Janet Myers of Indianapolis, Indiana

  • His aunts: Irene Wells of Indianapolis, Indiana, and Cindy Scott of Glasgow, Kentucky

  • His grandson: Brad Riddle of Celina, Tennessee

  • His granddaughters: Brandie and James Spas of Hilham, Tennessee; Asia Crawford of Celina, Tennessee; Jamie Lynn Crawford of Celina, Tennessee

  • and his great-granddaughter: Rettie Jane Crawford of Celina, Tennessee
The family would appreciate contributions to be directed to: The National Prion Center, Case Western Reserve University, 2085 Adelbert Road, Room 419, Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Professional services provided by Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N. Main Street, Burkesville, Kentucky.

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Willie James Crawford, Clay Co., TN (1936-2013)

2013-12-12 - 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY - Photo from Norris-New Funeral Home.
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