Carl Lester Crawford

Male 1933 - 2010  (77 years)


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  • Name Carl Lester Crawford 
    Born 21 Jan 1933  Cotton Valley, Webster Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Aug 2010  Amarillo, Potter County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 11 Aug 2010  Tucumcari Memorial Park - Tucumcari, New Mexico, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1559  Cody LeBlanc's Family Tree
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2018 

    Father Lester Rhone Crawford,   b. 8 Nov 1904, Caro, Nacogdoches County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1988, Sarepta, Webster Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Agnes Lee Houston,   b. 20 Nov 1901, Sarepta, Webster Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1979, Sarepta, Webster Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Family ID F594  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Ann Moon,   b. 29 Aug 1935, Forrest, Quay County, New Mexico, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 2018, Tucumcari, Quay County, New Mexico, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 10 Jun 1954  Tucumcari, Quay County, New Mexico, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. J.G. Crawford
    +2. D.K. Crawford
    +3. B.S. Crawford
    Last Modified 9 Apr 2015 
    Family ID F635  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Carl Lester Crawford
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    Dolores Crawford Gibbs and Carl Lester Crawford
    Dolores Crawford Gibbs and Carl Lester Crawford

  • Notes 
    • Obituary:

      Carl Lester Crawford, 77, of Amarillo died on Monday, August 9, 2010. Services will be at held at 10:30 A.M. (CST) on Wednesday, August 11, 2010, at Coulter Rd. Baptist Church with Chris Robeson, officiating. Burial will follow at 2:00 P.M. (MST) at the Tucumcari Cemetery in Tucumcari, New Mexico. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

      Carl was born on January, 21, 1933, in Cotton Valley, Louisiana to Lester and Agnes Crawford. He served in the U.S. Navy and married Margaret Moon on June 10, 1954, in Tucumcari, New Mexico. He was a long time resident of Quay County, where he and Margaret farmed in the Forrest community. He was a devoted Christian who was always active in the Baptist church. He was an Ordained Deacon and member of the Gideon's ministry. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Tucumcari and Coulter Rd. Baptist Church of Amarillo.

      Survivors include his wife, Margaret Crawford of the home; a son, Jerry Crawford and wife, Cindy of Amarillo; two daughters, Deborah Gillespie and husband, Phil of Rio Rancho, New Mexico, and Brenda Davidson and husband, Kyle of Mansfield, Texas; a sister, Dolores Gibbs of Sarepta, Lousiana; six grandchildren, Kayla Bradley, Jon Stevens, Catherine Crawford, Josiah Crawford, Robert Davidson, and Chris Davidson; three great grandchildren, Aiden Stevens, Elizabeth Bradley, and Rosaleigh Bradley.

      The family would like to give a special thanks to friends and family for their support during his illness.

    • Crawford 50th Wedding Anniversary

      Carl and Margaret Crawford of Amarillo celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception Saturday, June 5, at First Baptist Church in Tucumcari, N.M.

      Hosts for the event were the children of the couple and their spouses, along with the grandchildren of the couple.

      Crawford married the former Margaret Moon on June 10, 1954, at First Baptist Church in Tucumcari. The couple previously resided in Tucumcari and McAlister, N.M. They have lived in Amarillo for 25 years.

      Crawford is retired from farming. Mrs. Crawford is retired from Amarillo Street Center. The couple belong to First Baptist Church in Tucumcari.

      Children of the couple and their spouses are Jerry and Cindy Crawford of Acworth, Ga., Debbie and Phil Gillespie of Levelland and Brenda and Kyle Davidson of Arlington.

      The couple have six grandchildren: Jon and Kayla Stevens, Chris and Robert Davidson and Catherine and Joshia Crawford.

      (Published in the Amarillo Globe-News on June 6, 2004)