The Hillsboro Reporter
Monday, March 3, 2003
Mr. Michael Wayne Croford, 53, of Abbott died Wednesday, February 26, at his residence. He was born July 7, 1949 in Clifton and was a graduate of China Spring High School. He worked as a truck driver for Downing Brothers and Lindsey Contractors, Inc. of Waco and was a member of Abbott Baptist Church. He married Marsha Lynn Horn August 30, 1974. He was preceded in death by his father, Tom Croford, in July of 1997; and one brother, Tommy Dean Croford, in May of 1978. Survivors include: his wife; two daughters, Micha Croford and Melesa Hawkins and husband, Greg, all of Abbott; one grandson; mother, Lula Mae (Lou) DelCambre Croford of Waco; parents-in-law; one brother-in-law; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 1, at Aderhold Funeral Home Chapel in West with Rev. Davies VanPool officiating. Burial was at Smith Bend-Coon Creek Cemetery near Laguna Park. Memorials may be made to West Ambulance Association, Abbott Volunteer Fire Department or Abbott Baptist Church.