Lavon Crawford, 88, of Denton, passed away Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, in Justin, Texas, to go home to be with Jesus and those loved ones who passed before her. She was born on Feb. 1, 1931, in Paris, Texas, to Charlie and Lydia McCallum. Lavon worked as a CNA and attended the Denton County Cowboy Church until her health declined. She married Winfield Scott Crawford Jr., on Nov. 5, 1947, in Estelline, Texas.
Lavon loved crocheting, quilting, sewing, baking, and cooking. She loved spending time with her family, and showering her grandkids and great grandkids with kisses, both chocolate and real.
Lavon is preceded in death by her husband; parents; daughter, Mary Crawford Phillips; brothers, Wallace and Joseph LeRoy McCallum; sister, Jackie Altman; and great granddaughter, Pey-ton Elise Beavers.
Visitation is scheduled 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, from at DeBerry Funeral Directors. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 3, at DeBerry Funeral Directors. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park.
Lavon is survived by her daughters, Lydia Farmer and husband Danny of Denton and Renee Todd and husband Mike of Jack-sonville; sons, Bobby Crawford and wife Sandra of Moore, Okla., and Charlie Crawford and wife Trudy of Justin; sisters, Beverly McClure of Newnan, Ga., and Carol Smith of Gaines-ville; 11 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.
The family would like to thank the staff of Longmeadow Nursing Center in Justin, and the staff of Total Hospice & Palliative Care for the wonderful care they provided to our loving Mother, Sister, Grandmother, and Great Grandmother.
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