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Abilene Reporter News
March 4, 1953
Services for Traffic Victim
Throckmorton, March 2: Military funeral for ROY LEE CRAWFORD, 33, was held in the First Baptist Church here Sunday. Crawford died Friday in the Big Spring Veterans Hospital from injuries received in a traffic accident in Odessa. Born Feb. 4, 1919 in Profitt, Young County, he moved to Throckmorton with his parents in 1921. He is survived by his wife, ten month old son, MARSHALL LEEROy; his mother, Mrs. JOHN CRAWFORD of Throckmorton, and several brothers and sisters. Rev. EDGAR JONES officiated and the American Legion had charge of graveside services. Merriman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
March 12, 1953
Keeping Tab on Servicemen
Throckmorton, March 11: A-2 JOE CRAWFORD who has been stationed on Okinawa for the past 18 months, is due home this month on leave. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. JOHN CRAWFORD of Throckmorton.
January 22, 1957
Burns Are Fatal to Man
Throckmorton, Jan. 22: Funeral for NEIL/NOIL 'JACKIE' CRAWFORD, 32, of Archer City, who died Monday of burns, suffered in an explosion and fire here Sunday, was to be held Tuesday afternoon in the First Baptist Church here. Officiating was to be Rev. EDGAR JONES, pastor, and Rev. C. R. HANKIN, pastor of the First Methodist Church. Burial was to be in Throckmorton Cemetery directed by Merriman Funeral Home. The explosion and fire occurred at the home of Mr. and Mrs. BUD RILEY. Mr. Crawford was alone in the house at the time of the explosion and fire which destroyed the house. Cause of the fire has not been determined.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, JOHNNY NOIL and DONNIE and two daughters, NORA JEAN and SANDRA KAY, all of Archer City; his mother, Mrs. MAE CRAWFORD of Throckmorton; six brothers OLIVER of Wichita, Kansas, LEONARD of Crane, T. J. of Big Spring, J. M. of Throckmorton, CLIFTON of Ft. Bliss, and EDWARD of West Virginia, and two sisters, Mrs. NANNIE BEASLEY and Mrs. PAULINE BIRD, both of Abilene.
March 19, 1968
Mrs. MAY KELLY
Funeral arrangements for Mrs. MAY KELLY, 75, of 1609 S. 16th, Abilene, are pending at the Merriman Funeral Home of Throckmorton. Mrs. Kelly died Sunday in Cox Memorial Hospital. North's Funeral was in charge of local arrangements. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. NANNIE BEASLEY of 1250 Kirkwood and Mrs. PAULINE POWERS of New Orleans, La.; six sons, ALVIN CRAWFORD of Graham, LEONARD CRAWFORD of Lubbock, T. J., JOE E. aand CLIFTON CRAWFORD, all of New Orleans, La, and JOHN of Breckenridge.