JoAnn CrawfordJune 26, 1933 ~ July 27, 2017 (age 84)
JoAnn Crawford, 84, of Rossville, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her family.
She was born in Chattanooga on June 26, 1933 to the late James Howard and Lucille Holt. She retired from the Walker County School System, Ridgeland High School. At an early age, she accepted Christ as her personal savior and lived the rest of her life as a faithful follower of Christ. She was a member of the Rossville First Baptist Church and enjoyed traveling with her husband, cooking and spending time with her family. In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by husband, Rayburn “Bo” Crawford, brother, John Howard.
Survivors include her children, Deborah (Jeff) Widener, Rayburn Crawford Jr., Rodney (Teresa) Crawford and Bradley (Amanda) Crawford, brother, Dan Howard, sisters, Sherry McGill and Polly Daughtry, nine grandchildren, Michael Haney, Heather Tudor, Daniel Crawford, Amanda Crawford, Christopher Crawford, Megan Crawford, Chase Crawford, Rachel Crawford and Cady Crawford, six great- grandchildren, Blake Haney, Danny Crawford, Emma Lamb, Braxton Tudor, Millie Lamb and Camden Crawford, several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 12:30 PM on Monday, July 31, 2017 in the South Crest Chapel with her brother, Dan Howard officiating. Interment will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery. Jeff Widener, Chase Crawford, Jacob Widener, Jake Tudor, Tony Widener and Daniel Crawford will serve as Pallbearers.
The family wishes to thank the wonderful and caring staff of Heartlite Hospice of Dalton for their exceptional care delivered to JoAnn.
Expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.lane-southcrestchapel.com
The family will receive friends from 1-3 PM and from 5-8 PM on Sunday, July 30, 2017 in the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, located at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.