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Name of Deceased: FLORENCE AMELIA "FLOSSY" GRAHAM CRUMP

Newspaper: Mississippi Press -- September 12, 2013

Submitters Name: Betty R Marshall

Obit: Mrs. Florence Graham Crump, 83, of Mobile, AL, died September 10, 2013 at the George Regional Hospital following an illness. She was the first child and only daughter of the late Ruffin J. and Ruth (Schoeniger) Graham. She was a longtime resident of Point Clear, AL.
Mrs. Crump graduated from Huntington College with a degree in Medical Technology and worked at the University of Alabama Hospital in Birmingham, AL. She married Dr. Charles "Pete" Crump on August 15, 1953 and they recently celebrated their 60th anniversary. From this union there were five children: Richard M. (Susan) Crump, Peter G. (Elaine) Crump, David B. (Lisa) Crump, Stephen E. (Kristin) Crump, and Lauren C. (John) Seeberger. Mrs. Crump is survived by her loving husband, Pete, two brothers, Ruffin J. (Margaret) Graham II and Richard (Bobbi Sue) Graham, her children and twelve grandchildren and six great grandchildren of whom she was very proud.
Flossie was active in her children's school activities especially the Murphy High School Band Parents Association. She was a board member of the Blakeley Historical Society active in preserving the Battlefield. Always an avid bird watcher, Flossie participated in the Audubon Society birding and banding programs. She was an ardent supporter of the Arts in Mobile and a longtime sponsor of the Mobile Symphony Orchestra and the Mobile Opera. Flossie was an active tennis player into her 7th decade and was a keen Bridge player. A lifelong member of the United Methodist Church, she had her membership at Ashland Place United Methodist Church.
Funeral services will be held September 14, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at Ashland Place United Methodist Church, 15 Wisteria Lane, Mobile, AL. Burial will follow in the Crawford United Methodist Church Cemetery, 7470 Moffett Road, Mobile, AL. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Mobile Symphony or the Dauphin Island Bird Sanctuary.
Sigler Funeral Home, 4248 Main Street, Lucedale, MS, 601-947-3112 is in charge of arrangements.
(Note: Also Published in the George County Times, September 18, 2013.)

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Name of Deceased: DR. CHARLES HARRY "PETE" CRUMP

Newspaper: Mississippi Press -- September 17, 2013

Submitters Name: Betty R Marshall

Obit: Dr. Charles Crump
Feb. 5, 1925 - Sept. 16, 2013
Dr. Charles Harry "Pete" Crump, 88, died September 16, 2013 in Lucedale, Mississippi. He was born February 5, 1925 in Montgomery, Alabama- the youngest of six children - and was a longtime resident of Mobile and Point Clear, Alabama
Dr. Crump served as a sergeant in the United States Marine Corps during WWII participating in the invasion of Saipan. Following the war, he received a BS in biology at the University of Alabama and was accepted into the class of 1953 at the University of Alabama School of Medicine. He was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor fraternity in medical school. Dr. Crump spent a year in research with Tinsley Harrison, MD and was an original proofreader for Dr. Harrison's textbook Principles of Internal Medicine. He graduated second in his class and went to Harvard Medical School for his Post-Doctoral training in Diseases of the Chest. He returned to Alabama to practice Medicine and Cardiology at the McVay Clinic in Mobile until his retirement from private medical practice in 1995. Dr. Crump began full time work that year at the Social Security Administration in disability review and finally retired at age 85. During his years in medical practice, he served as the President of the Alabama Chapter of the American Heart Association and received many other professional honors.
Pete married Florence "Flossie" Amelia Graham whom he adored throughout their marriage. They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with family and friends in August at their home on Mobile Bay. Flossie precedes Pete in death by just six days. Pete and Flossie had 5 children: Richard (Susan) Crump, Peter (Elaine) Crump, David (Lisa) Crump, Stephen (Kristin) Crump and Lauren C. (John) Seeberger. He is survived by his older brother Walter E. Crump of Ocean Springs, MS., his children, twelve grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
A private funeral service for family will be held September 18, 2013 at Crawford United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the cemetery at Crawford UMC. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the American Heart Association .
Sigler Funeral Home, 4248 Main Street, Lucedale, MS, 601-947-3112, is in charge of the arrangements.

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Name of Deceased: ILA RAE "PATSY" PIERCE CROCKER

County Name: George

State: MS

Date: January 2013

Submitters Name: Betty R Marshall

Obit: Mrs. Ila Rae "Patsy" Crocker, age, 73, a native of Greene County, MS and resident of Lucedale, MS, died, Tuesday, January, 22, 2013 in Hattiesburg, MS. Mrs. Crocker was a homemaker and a member of Ward United Pentecostal Church. She was preceded in death by her parents; Willie and Maggie Pierce, husband, Lavelle Crocker, one sister, Geneva Holland and three brothers; Albert Pierce, Marion "Buddy" Pierce and Stanley Pierce. She is survived by three sons; Paul L. (Tammy) Crocker,Jr., of Clinton, MS, William Ray Crocker of Lucedale, MS, Phillip Glyn (Brenda) Crocker of Sugar Land, TX, one daughter, Deborah C. (Paul) Green, of Lucedale, MS, three brothers; Willie D. Pierce, of Petal, MS, John Pierce, of Leakesville, MS, Mack Pierce of Petal, MS, two sisters; Elizabeth Clark of State Line, MS, Alma Harris of Leakesville, MS, ten grandchildren; Jacob (Brittany) Green, Spencer Green, Courtney (Michael) Tadlock, Jordan (Nicole) Crocker, Mackenzie Crocker, Adam Crocker, Ryan Crocker, Austin Crocker, Dylan Crocker and Jessica Crocker, three great grandchildren; Harris Green, Henry Green and Caden Crocker. A wake will be held from 6-9 pm, Friday, January 25, 2013 at Freeman Funeral Home. The Funeral Service will be Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 1 pm at Freeman Chapel, with Rev. Ray Meadows, Rev. Irvis D. Everette and Rev. Caleb Howell officiating. Interment will be at McLeod Magnolia Cemetery.
(Note: Also published in the George County Times, January 31, 2013)

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Name of Deceased: BRIAN KELLY CRAFT

County Name: George

State: MS

Newspaper: George County Times

Date: May 6, 2010

Submitters Name: Betty R Marshall

Obit: Funeral services were held for Brian Kelly Craft, 31, of Lucedale, on May 2, 2010 at 2 p.m. at Sigler Funeral Home Chapel.
Rev. Harry Cochran conducted the services.
A welder, he died April 26.
He is survived by his father, Noel D. Craft of Lucedale, mother Christi Sue Craft of Lucedale, sister Shelly Craft Holland of Lucedale, brother David Craft of Pennsylvania, grandmothers Leona Craft of Lucedale and Jo Warner of Lubbock, Texas and several nieces.
He was preceded in death by his grandfathers Dorven craft, Sr. and John Warner.
Sigler Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
(Note: Obituary does not list place of burial.)

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Name of Deceased: BONNIE F. CRENSHAW

County Name: George

State: MS

Newspaper: George County Times

Date: June 23, 2011

Submitters Name: Betty R Marshall

Obit: Bonnie F. Crenshaw, 76, of Lucedale died June 15, 2011
She was a retired barber and a member of the Methodist faith.
She is survived by her daughter, Cynthia May of Hobbs, NM; two grandchildren; one great grandchild; sister Mary Alice Schrimpshire of Laurel; brother Earl Peak of Laurel; and niece Rosa J. Stewart of Semmes, Ala.
George County Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
(Note: Obituary did not list place of burial)

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Name of Deceased: PATRICIA ANN CRAWFORD

County Name: George

State: MS

Date: December 2012

Submitters Name: Betty R Marshall

Obit: Mrs. Patricia Ann Crawford, age, 57, a resident of Neely, MS, died, Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at her residence. Mrs. Crawford was a retired captain at the South MS Correctional Institution. She was preceded in death by her mother, Dorothy Mae Howell. She is survived by her husband, Lewis Edwin Crawford, two sons; Michael (Jennifer) Crawford of Neely, MS, Thomas (Angela) Rogers of Lucedale, MS, six grandchildren; Robert Caden Fortenberry, Madison Jewel Crawford, Haley Michelle Crawford, Brett Spencer Crawford, J.C. Sumrall and T.K. Rogers. A wake will be held Friday, December 7, 2012 from 6-9 pm at Freeman Funeral Home. The funeral service will be Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 2 pm at Freeman Chapel,with Rev. Mickey McLendon and Rev. Frank Panzrino officiating. Interment will be at McLeod-Magnolia Cemetery.
(Also published in the George County Times, December 13, 2012)

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Name of Deceased: JESSE LEE CRABTREE

County Name: George

State: MS

Newspaper: George County Times

Date: March 1, 2001

Submitters Name: Betty R Marshall

Obit: Funeral services were held for Jesse Lee Crabtree, 68, of Lucedale, February 27, 2001, at 11:00 a.m. from Sigler Funeral Home Chapel.
He was a native of Gulf Crest, Ala., a heavy equipment operator, a Mason and a Shriner. A member of the Baptist faith, he died February 24 at George County Hospital.
He is survived by two sons, Jesse D Crabtree and Marty D. Crabtree, a daughter, Judy M. Smith and the mother of the children, Peggy Crabtree, all of Lucedale; nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
He is also survived by his step-father, Leon Nelson Booth, Sr., two brothers, Leon Nelson Booth, Jr., and Franklin L. Booth, both of Chunchula, Ala., a sister, Hazel Odom of Citronelle, Ala., and a special friend, Lillie Gentry of Lucedale.
Pallbearers were Deward Swint, Marvin Eckhoff, Carlos Sailors, Ned Hembree, Billy Jordan and Herman Gentry. Honorary pallbearers were Wilson Williams and Odis Beech.
Interment was held at Magnolia Cemetery with Bro. Ronnie Clark and Bro. Tony Oliver officiating the services.

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Name of Deceased: KRISTI MICHELLE CREEL

County Name: George

State: MS

Date: oct 11 2012

Submitters Name: Betty R Marshall

Obit: Kristi Michelle Creel, age 28, passed away on September 29, 2012 in Sevierville, TN, where she lived. She was born August 4, 1984, in Pascagoula, MS.

Kristi was a 2002 graduate of George County High School, and was a member of Barton Assembly of God. She was a great daughter and mother. This "Rebel" was free spirited and full of life, a great friend and lover of her family.

She was preceded in her passing by her great-grandfathers, Woodrow C. Creel and John Floyd Gilley; her grandfather, Jimmy Davis, and her grandmother, Linda Davis.

She is survived by her parents, Kevin and Denise Creel of Sevierville, TN; her son, Phillip James Creel of Sevierville, TN; her brother, Caleb Creel of Sevierville, TN; her paternal grandparents, Phillip and Docia Creel of Agricola, MS; her great-grandmothers, Loie Creel of Lucedale, MS, and Willa Gilley of Wade, MS; her uncle, Russell Creel of Wisconsin; her uncle Jeff Davis III, of Wade, MS; her aunt, Darlene Badcock, of Hurley, MS; and cousin, Heather White of Wade, MS; other cousins, aunts, uncles, other family members, and many friends.

Visitation for Kristi will be Friday, October 5, 2012, from 6 until 9 pm, at Heritage Funeral Home, Moss Point Escatawpa, MS. Her funeral service will be Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 2 pm from the Chapel of Heritage Funeral Home with Rev. Steven K. Jones officiating. Interment will follow the funeral service at Jackson County Memorial Park in Pascagoula, MS. Pallbearers will be members of Barton Assembly of God.


Heritage Funeral Home of Escatawpa Moss Point, MS in charge of arrangements.

(Note: also posted in the George County Times, October 11, 2012)

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Name of Deceased: DONALD L. CRAIN

County Name: George

State: MS

Newspaper: George County Times

Date: May 5 2011

Submitters Name: Betty R Marshall

Obit: Donald L. Crain, 69, of Lucedale died April 28, 2011.
He was a retired counselor employed by Singing River Services.
He was preceded in death by his parents J. B. and Daisy (McCain) Crain.
A private service will be held at a later date. Sigler Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

(Note: buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Columbia, Marion Co., MS)

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Name of Deceased: GLEN CRUM

County Name: George

State: MS

Newspaper: George County Times

Date: June 24, 1999

Submitters Name: Betty R Marshall

Obit: Funeral services were held for Glen Crum, 39, of Crossville, Tenn., June 16, 1999 at 10 a.m. from West End Church of God.
A former employee of P&E Electric Company and a member of West End Church of God, he died June 14 at his home of lung cancer.
He is survived by his wife, Sherry Evans Crum of Crossville, Tenn.; four sons, Chris Crum, Billy Crum and Devon Crum, all of Tallahassee, Fla. And Kaleb Loshbough of Crossville, Tenn., and parents, Randolph and Faye Havard of Lucedale and Harold and Gloria Crum of Sopchoppy, Fla.
He is also survived by seven brothers and sisters, Connie Ralphs of Crossville, Tenn., Vickie Mauldin and Gary Crum, both of Lucedale, Scottie Havard and Carol Havard, both of Ocean Springs, Janie Crum of Lockhart, Texas and Kenny Havard of Mobile, Ala.
Interment was held June 17 at Havard Cemetery in Bexley with Bro. Larry Havard and Bro. Danny Lee officiating the services.

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Name of Deceased: CHARLES REEVES CRUTCHER

County Name: George

State: MS

Newspaper: George County Times

Date: June 12, 2003

Submitters Name: Betty R Marshall

Obit: Memorial services for
Charles Reeves Crutcher, 76, of Grand Rapids, MI,, were held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 7, 2003 at the Mt Pleasant United Methodist Church of Lucedale. He went home to be with his Lord and Savior the evening of May 22, 2003.
Prior to his retirement, he served in the U.S. Navy as a procurement officer. He enjoyed life and retirement by opening Chuck's Bargain Barn. Chuck had a passion for life, traveling and fishing, and he enriched all lives around him. He will be greatly missed by all.
He was preceded in death by his son, Charles E Crutcher, Jr., daughter Linda M. Crutcher, and brother Colie E. Crutcher.
He is survived by his loving wife of 24 years, Edith M. Rasberry-Crutcher, children Barbara Baker of NY, Geraldine C. Dutch of IL, Darryl Crutcher of OH, Gerald Crutcher of OH; two step-sons Riccardo L. (Renee) Rasberry and Teddy L. (Anna) Rasberry; sister Mattie Talbert of OH; brother Jesse Crutcher of IL, and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends.
Burial was in Bethlehem Cemetery, Agricola MS

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Name of Deceased: LOUIS LEE "HUMPTY" CRUTCHER

County Name: George

State: MS

Newspaper: MS Press

Date: July 11, 2003

Submitters Name: Betty R Marshall

Obit: Mr. Louis Lee "Humpty" Crutcher, 68, of Moss Point was born August 18,. 1934, to the late Annie Lou Thomas, Colett Crutcher and Henry Thomas of Lucedale, Miss. He departed this life on July 6, 2003 in Pascagoula, Miss. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Patricia Ann Thomas and Diane T. Shoumake and one brother, Andrew Thomas.
He leaves to cherish his memories a loving wife, Mrs. Idella Fairley Crutcher of Moss Point, Miss.; one devoted son, Mr. Louis Lee Hall of Moss Point, Miss.; one grandchild, Quinyatta Hall of Foley, Ala.; three sisters, Georgia Mae Dorsey of Lucedale, Miss. Clara Bell Hudson of Laurel, Miss., and Henrietta Polk of Pascagoula, Miss.; two brothers, Frankie Thomas of Beaumont, Miss., and Johnnie Lee Thomas of Lucedale, Miss., and Jesse Lee Myers of Pascagoula, Miss.; a devoted sister-in-law, Brenice Newman Adkins of Texas; special friends, Joe Moore, Billie Triplett and James Nelson; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Viewing will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, July 12, 2003, at Millender's Funeral Home Chapel in Moss Point.
The funeral will begin promptly at 11 a.m. at the chapel. Interment will be in Cedar Grove Crossroads Free Pentecostal Cemetery in Vancleave. Services of Love by Millender's Funeral Home, Moss Point, Miss. Published in the MS Press, July 11, 2003. Submitted by Betty R Marshall.

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Name of Deceased: LAURA MAE McDONALD CREEL

County Name: George

State: MS

Newspaper: George County Times

Date: July 5, 2012

Submitters Name: Betty R Marshall

Obit: Graveside services were held for Laura May Creel, 51, of Lucedale on Wednesday, June 28, 2012, at 3 p.m. at Movella Baptist Church Cemetery with Bro. Donald Brown officiating the services.
A homemaker, she died June 22.
She is survived by her son Jeffrey Creel of Fayetteville, NC, daughter Joni Creel and cousin Mack McDonald.
She was preceded in death by her parents, J. C. and Annie (Cooley) McDonald.
Sigler Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Name of Deceased: MITCHELL MARTIN CRAWFORD

County Name: George

State: MS

Newspaper: George County Times

Date: July 2005

Submitters Name: Betty R Marshall

Obit: Funeral services were held for Mitchell Martin Crawford, 83, of Lucedale, July 29, 2005, at 2 p.m. from Salem United Methodist Church.
Interment followed in Cain Cemetery with Rev. Gilbert White officiating the services.
A native of Mississippi, he was a store keeper for 30 years at Ingalls Shipbuilding. A member of the Methodist faith, he died July 26, 2005.
He was preceded in death by a son, Willie Crawford, a sister, Elner Whittington, and a brother, Cecil Crawford.
He is survived by his wife, Sylvia Crawford; a son, Conner Crawford of Eugene, Ore.; four daughters, Rose Hagy of Atlanta, GA.; Iris Reeves and Julia Crawford, both of Lucedale and Sylvia "Sissy" Bryan of Pascagoula; seven grandchildren; two great grandchildren and two brothers, Al Crawford of Belle Chasse, LA., and Jesse Crawford of Burly, Idaho.
George County Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Name of Deceased: BEULAH MAE "TOTSY" BROWN CRAWLEY

County Name: George

State: MS

Newspaper: George County Times

Date: February 2003

Submitters Name: Betty R Marshall

Obit: Funeral services were held for Beulah Mae "Totsy" Crawley, 69, of Lucedale, February 6, 2003, at 2 p.m. from Howell Missionary Baptist Church. A native of the Agricola community and a member of the Baptist faith, she died February 3. She is survived by her husband, L. M. "Sonny" Crawley of Lucedale; a daughter, Carole Andress of Chickasaw, Ala.; five grandchildren, Scott Tanner, Todd Tanner, Jeffrey Crawley, Jessica Crawley and Christian Crawley; two great grandchildren and three sisters, Virgie Malone of Crystal Springs, Ala., Myrtle Hyatt of Lucedale and Edna Fokakis of Hattiesburg. She was preceded in death by a son, Joey Crawley and a brother, Ed Brown. Interment was held at Howell Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery with Wyman Bradley and Carl Christian officiating the services. Pallbearers were John Fokakis, Mike Fokakis, Maurice Malone, Allen Davis, Mark Barton and Simmie Hollinghead. George County Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Name of Deceased: HELEN FRANCES VISE CRAWLEY

County Name: George

State: MS

Newspaper: George County Times

Date: August 9, 2001

Submitters Name: Betty R Marshall

Obit: Funeral services were held for Helen Francis Crawley, 78, of Lucedale, August 6, 2001, at 2:00 p.m. from Sigler Funeral Home Chapel.
A native of George County and a member of Agricola Baptist Church, she died August 4 at George County Hospital.
She is survived by two sons, Aubrey Linwood (Carolyn) Crawley and Michael Stanley (Bobbie Jean) Crawley; four grandchildren, Mike Lowery, Lynn Crawley, Ledeana Crawley and Kelly Crawley and six great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, J. W. "Jimmy" Crawley, parents, Abb and Zema Vise and a brother, Kester Vise.
Interment was held at Agricola Cemetery with Dr. Tommy Snyder officiating the services.

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Name of Deceased: JOSEPH JEFFERSON CRAWLEY

County Name: George

State: MS

Newspaper: George County Times

Date: June 3, 1993

Submitters Name: Betty R Marshall

Obit: Funeral rites for Joseph Jefferson Crawley, 87, of Rt. 2, Lucedale, were held May 27 at Howell Missionary Baptist Church at 2 p.m. A Howell community native, he was a member of the Howell Missionary Baptist Church. He died May 25, 1993 at the George County Hospital following a long illness. He is survived by one daughter, Orazelle Barton of Agricola; one son, L. M. "Sonny" Crawley of Howell, four grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Services were conducted by Rev. Carl Christian and Rev. H. R. Burge. Interment was in the Howell Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, with George County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Allen Davis, Matt Hollinghead, Michael Andress, Mark Barton, Scott Tanner and Simmie Hollinghead.

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Name of Deceased: STELLA MAE HOWARD CRAWLEY

County Name: George

State: MS

Newspaper: George County Times

Date: October 21, 2004

Submitters Name: Betty R Marshall

Obit: Funeral services were held for Stella Mae Crawley, 80, of Lucedale, on October 12, 2004 at 10 a.m. from the George County Funeral Home Chapel.
Interment followed in the Magnolia Cemetery with Rev. Larry Havard and Rev. Donald Mays officiating the serices. Pallbearers were Dusty Herrmann, JoJo Dueitt, Darin Howard, Michael Wayne Woytek, Fritz Holman, Rodney Holman, Justin Anderson and Billy Ray Howard.
A native of Jones County, she was a homemaker. A member of the Baptist faith, she died on October 10, 2004.
She was preceded in death by her husband, J. N. Crawley, Parents, Marvin and Mattie Howard; a sister, Lena Ready; and a brother, Ralph F Howard.
She is survived by six brothers, Wesley H. Howard, Marvin Howard, Jr., Alford Howard, Bennard Howard and Herbert Howard, all of Lucedale and Herman Howard of Starkville; and four sisters, Lola McMillian, Betty Joe Keller, Roberta Byrd and Irene Havard, all of Lucedale.
George County Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Name of Deceased: DORIS PADGETT HEBERT PICKETT CREEL

County Name: George

State: MS

Newspaper: George County Times

Date: June 2008

Submitters Name: Betty R Marshall

Obit: Memorial services for Doris Padgett Creel, 80, of Lucedale, were held on Wednesday, June 18, 2008, at 12 p.m. at Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home in Biloxi.
Interment followed in Long Beach City Cemetery in Long Beach.
Born in Amite, Louisiana and a longtime resident of Biloxi before moving to Lucedale, she was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. A member of the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary, she died June 14, 2008.
She is survived by her two daughters, Cynthia Hebert of Denver, PA., and Dianna Lyman of South Hadley, Mass.; one son, Billie Lee Pickett, Jr. of Lucedale; two sisters, Marilyn Houck of Richland, Wash., and Elaina McCullaugh of Lucedale and three grandchildren, Charisse Kelly, Billie Lee Lyman and Troy Kelly.
She was preceded in death by her former husbands, Herman Hebert, Billie Pickett and Francis Creel; parents, James and Ollie Mills Padgett; two sisters, Carolyn Warden and Robin Oehler and a honorary sister, Nell Hebert.
Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Name of Deceased: THOMAS JERRY CRABTREE, JR.

County Name: George

State: MS

Newspaper: George County Times

Date: April 2006

Submitters Name: Betty R Marshall

Obit: Funeral services were held for Thomas Jerry Crabtree, Jr., 25, of Lucedale, April 7, 2006, at 10 a.m. from Shady Grove Baptist Church.
Interment followed in Shady Grove Cemetery with Rev. Jamie Cochran and Ronnie Maxie officiating the services.
Born in Hattiesburg, he was a mill wright construction worker. He died April 3, 2006.
He is survived by his mother, Barbara Graham of Poplarville, his fiance' Alisa Cowart of Lucedale; son, Cody Lane Crabtree of Lucedale and a future son, three brothers, Samuel J. Lawrence, Laramic James Graham, both of Poplarville and Christopher Allen Crabtree of Temple, GA and a sister, Carne Crabtree of Hattiesburg.
Sigler Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Name of Deceased: HOMER J. CREEL

County Name: George

State: MS

Newspaper: George County Times

Date: March 9, 2001

Submitters Name: Betty R Marshall

Obit: Funeral services were held for Homer J. Creel, 91, of Leakesville, March 5, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. from Sigler Funeral Home Chapel.
A native of Mt. Olive, a logger and a member of Greene Lodge Church, he died March 2, at his home.
He is survived by six daughters, Louise Mizell, Lucille Cochran, Martha Smith and Doris Rogers, all of Lucedale, Jean Holland and Dean Boulineau, both of Leakesville, 24 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildre and 15 great great grandchildren and a half-brother, J. C. Creel of Mt. Olive.
Pallbearers were Frank Davis, Jr., James H. Davis, Jerome Davis, Gerald Davis, Ronnie Givens and John Hollinghead.
Interment was held at Greene Lodge Cemetery with Rev. Jimmy Holcomb officiating the services.

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Name of Deceased: VERDA LOUISE "VERDIE" McLENDON CRENSHAW

County Name: George

State: MS

Newspaper: George County Times

Date: May 15, 2003

Submitters Name: Betty R Marshall

Obit: Funeral services were held for Mrs. Verda Louise Crenshaw, 82, of Lucedale, Thursday, May 15, 2003, at 10:00 a.m. from Sigler Funeral Home Chapel.
A native of Leaf, she was a homemaker and a member of Rocky Creek Baptist church. She died May 12, 2003.
She is survived by six children, Peggy (Pete) McLeod, Patsy (Chuck) Davis, Sandra Lumpkin, Larry (Mary) Crenshaw, Dianne (Paul) Greene and Sharron (Johnny) Pittman; four brothers, E. O. McLendon, V. E. McLendon, Edward McLendon and Malcolm McLendon; two sisters, Billy Joe Mizell and Rita Pugh; 17 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Lenzy Crenshaw; two brothers, Lindsey McLendon and O. D. McLendon.
Interment was held in the Rocky Creek Cemetery with Rev. Jerry Rawl officiating the services.

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Name of Deceased: PATRICIA ELLEN WELFORD THOMPSON CROCKER

County Name: George

State: MS

Newspaper: George County Times

Date: July 11, 2002

Submitters Name: Betty R Marshall

Obit: Funeral services were held for Patricia Ellen Welford Crocker, 59, July 6, 2002, at 11 a.m. from the Chapel of George County Funeral Home.
A native of George County and a member of the Baptist faith, she died July 4.
She is survived by her husband, Ollie Edward Crocker of Lucedale; three daughters, Suzanne Thompson Crocker of Lucedale, Cindy Lorraine Crocker of Dallas, Texas and Tara (Darin) Painter of Slidell, LA; a son, Edward Robert Crocker and eight grandchildren.
She is also survived by a brother, Horace Lamar Welford and two sisters, Judy Welford Sheffield and Margaret Whatley.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Georgia Ann Thompson and a brother, Marcus Eugene Welford.
Interment was held at Rocky Creek Cemetery with Rev. Tim Rogers officiating the services. George County Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Name of Deceased: JAMES ALLEN CROOM, JR.

County Name: George

State: MS

Newspaper: George County Times

Date: October 2008

Submitters Name: Betty R Marshall

Obit: Funeral services were held for James Allen Croom, 87,of Lucedale on wednesday, October 22, 2008, at 10 a.m. at Rocky Creek Baptist Church with interment following in the Rocky Creek Cemetery.
A retired millwright employed by U.S. Civil Service and a self employed farmer who served with the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II, he died October 19, 2008.
He is survived by his wife, Helen Croom of Lucedale; three sons, Fred Allen (Brenda) Croom, James Croom and Jimmy Glen (Cheryl) Croom, all of Lucedale; a daughter, Deborah (Ronnie) Massey of Lucedale; 9 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; and a brother, Joseph (Vilma) Croom.
He was preceded in death by four sisters, Gertrude Croom, Ernestine Houck, Nettie Mae Vise and Laura Barnard.
Sigler Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Name of Deceased: ETHEL MAE EUBANKS GREENE CROSBY

County Name: George

State: MS

Newspaper: George County Times

Date: October 2007

Submitters Name: Betty R Marshall

Obit: Funeral services were held for Ethel Mae Eubanks Greene Crosby, 90, of Moss Point on Sunday, October 28, 2007 at Rocky Creek Baptist Church.
Interment followed at Rocky Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Greg Foster and Rev John Pemberton officiating the services.
A member of Franklin Creek Baptist Church, Moss Point, she was born March 31, 1917 in Lucedale and passed away October 25, 2007 in Lucedale.
She is survived by her daughter-in-law Joy Landrum of Lucedale; six grandchildren, Angela Cameron, Charlotte Brown, Mitch (Donna Kay) Greene, all of Lucedale and Ashley Landrum McKissick of Lucedale from Joy's marriage to Grady Landrum, Tommy (Peggy) Greene of Blairesville,GA, Todd (Earline) green and Tera Green, both of Franklin, NC; 14 great grandchildren and 11 great great grandchildren; eight step-children, Mildred Crosby Lunsford of Brandon, Earl Crosby of Dover, Fla., Roy Crosby of Waycross, GA., Bob Crosby of Atlanta, GA and Daphne Crosby of Ocean Springs. She had 19 step-grandchildren and a host of great step-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Thomas Eli Green and Floyd Crosby; sons Don Thomas Greene and Winston Ray Greene; parents Amos and Ima Eubanks; three step-children, Lawton crosby, Annette Crosby Vorreyer and Floy Mae Crosby; two brothers, Leon Eubanks and Houston Eubanks.
Pallbearers were Tommy Greene, Todd Greene, Mitch Greene, Shane Crosby, Charles Dean and Josh McKee. Kyle Crosby was in charge of music.
Holder Wells Funeral Home of Moss point was in charge of arrangements.

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Name of Deceased: MILDRED LUCILLE AINSWORTH FLURRY CROWELL

County Name: George

State: MS

Newspaper: George County Times

Date: January 2010

Submitters Name: Betty R Marshall

Obit: Funeral services were held for Mildred Lucille Crowell, 83, of McLain, on January 9, 2010, at 3 p.m. at George County Funeral Home Chapel.
Rev. Jerry Rawls conducted the service.
A member of New Life Baptist Church in Leaf and a retired seamstress from the Garment Factory, she died January 7.
She is survived by her husband, Charles C. Crowell of Benndale, son Carroll LaRue Flurry of Slidell, LA daughter Linda Holloman of Benndale, eight grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Brenda Flurry.
George County Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
(Note: No place of burial is listed in obituary)

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