2009-04-23 / Obituaries


Lavene Crawford, 91, of Thomasville died April 18, 2009 at Southwest Alabama Medical Center in Thomasville.

She was born April 28, 1917 in Millerville in Clay County. She was a member of Springfield Methodist Protestant Church. She was a minister's wife and a homemaker.

Survivors include one son, Rev. Benny (Judy) Crawford, Thomasville; three daughters, Alice Andrews, Runelle (James) Reid, both of Thomasville, Marilyn (Toby) Williamson, Pine Hill; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Z.V. Crawford, one son, Rev. Travis Crawford, two grandsons, Tony Reid and Randall Boswell.

The service was April 21 at 11 a.m. at Springfield Methodist Protestant Church with Revs. Benny Crawford, Mark Lambert and Ben Gerald officiating. Burial was in the Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Thomasville. O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.

Memorials may be made to the Church Board of Missions, 31 Cammack Drive, Grove Hill, AL 36451.

Active pallbearers were David Boswell, Greg Crawford, Kevin Crawford, Jimmy Reid, Terry Reid and Mark Williamson.

Honorary pallbearers were Staff of the Thomasville Nursing Home.


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