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Tuesday April 23rd, 2019

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Union Bap[tist Church
Tuesday April 23rd, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm

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Funeral Service

Union Bap[tist Church
Tuesday April 23rd, 2019
12:00pm

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Doris Lucille Crawford

Doris L. CrawfordA funeral service will be at noon on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at the Union Baptist Church, for Mrs. Doris L. Crawford, 79,  departed this life on Friday, April 12, 2019, in Fairfax, Va.


Mrs. Crawford was born July 20, 1939, in Youngstown, a daughter of the late Adlois Smith and George Parks. She spent her youth and adult life in Youngstown and attended the Youngstown City Schools.
In October 1959, she married the love of her life, Willie E. Crawford. To this union three daughters were born, Debbie, Diane, and Donna. She worked at Kessler Products and retired in 1988 after 22 years of service. She reentered the workforce again and worked at the Social Security Administration before retiring for good in 2006.
In 2014, she began to split her  residency living with her daughters, in Ohio and Virginia. While in Virginia, she was an active Participant at the Herndon Harbor Adult Day Health Care Center, where she was known for her love of music, dancing, and fashion. She loved to participate in fashion shows and Red Carpet events at the center and was recently honored for being best dressed. She has also been featured in published articles and interviews promoting the Adult Day Health Care Program.
She leaves to cherish her memories, her daughters, Debbie, Diane, and Donna Crawford; William D. Howell, who was like her son; an aunt, JoAnne McDowell; a sister-in-law, Dorothy L. Crawford, and a host of nieces, nephews, and other family and friends.


She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Willie E. Crawford; her sisters, Lois (Deta) Southerland and Rose Hollinshead; and uncles Clarence and Frank McDowell. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to noon on Tuesday at the church.
 


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Guestbook

Dear Debbie, Diane, and Donna
All God's may special blessings to you as you remember your Mother's beautiful life. Much love.
Sylvia

Sylvia Glenn-Bailey Apr 23 2019 12:00 AM

A MIXED FRUIT BASKET was sent on April 22, 2019

To Diane Crawford and Family in loving memory of Doris Crawford. From your Friends at the Fairfax County Health Department - Our hearts, thoughts and prayers are with you.

Expression of Sympathy Apr 22 2019 12:00 AM

A SHADES OF ELEGANCE was sent on April 22, 2019

To Diane Crawford and Family in loving memory of Doris Crawford. Your friends at the Fairfax County Health Department - Our hearts, thoughts and prayers are with you.

Expression of Sympathy Apr 22 2019 12:00 AM

A TROPICAL DISH GARDEN WITH FRESH FLOWERS was ordered on April 22, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Apr 22 2019 12:00 AM

You have my deepest sympathy for your loss.

VW Apr 21 2019 12:00 AM

A SHADES OF ELEGANCE was sent on April 21, 2019

Dear Diane & family: Please accept my deepest sympathies on the passing of your mom. Though I never met her, through you, I know she was a very special person who will be missed. You are her beloved legacy. Love, Arsenio D.

Expression of Sympathy Apr 21 2019 12:00 AM

A SOFT AND SWEET MEMORIES    STANDING SPRAY was ordered on April 21, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Apr 21 2019 12:00 AM

To the Crawford sisters; On behalf of Genny F. Mason and the staff of F. D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., please accept our deepest and most heartfelt condolences. We will be continuously lifting you up in prayers......

FD MASON Apr 20 2019 12:00 AM

A DIGNITY IN WHITE PEDESTAL ARRANGEMENT was sent on April 20, 2019

With sympathy and love from Robin, Frances, Coday, Sean, Vicky, Jennifer, Sui, Jess, Karen, Gina and Esther

Expression of Sympathy Apr 20 2019 12:00 AM