FORT MYERS NEWS-PRESS, Aug. 30, 1949 - Lamar Crawford, 55, died at Melbourne Monday afternoon. He had made his home at LaBelle for the past 35 years and had gone to Melbourne five days ago. He was born Dec. 16, 1893 in DeSoto County. Surviving are his wife, Maude Carwford, LaBelle; a daughter, Mrs. John Skender, St. David, Ill.; five brothers, Bennett, Tillet, Granville, Tommy and Bascom, all of LaBelle; sisters, Mrs. W. L. Long, Sebring, Mrs. Jeff Clifford, Miami, Mrs. Harvey Crews, Fort Myers, Mrs. James Horne, Estero, and Mrs. Arch May, LaBelle; and his mother, Mrs. Dassie Crawford, LaBelle. Funeral services will be held at the Ft. Denaud Cemetery today at 11 a.m. with the Rev. A. E. Burnett officiating. Pallbearers will be Judge R. M. Harris, John Poole, George Poole, Paul Hardin, Theodore Yeomans and Olin Davidson. Leo W. Engelhardt Fueneral Home is in charge of arrangements.