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Elmer Wilson Crawford, Sr
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Birth: Dec. 5, 1909
Macon County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 13, 2003
Buncombe County
North Carolina, USA

Elmer W. Crawford Sr.

Worked in personal rehabilitation, active in the community.

Elmer W. Crawford Sr., 93 a resident of Givens Estates, died July 13, 2003, after a short illness. Born in Franklin on December 5, 1909, he was the son of the late Leonidas and Mysa Quisenberry Crawford.

He received and A.B. degree from Piedmont College in Demorest, Ga. and his masters degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. In Winston-Salem he opened the office for the North Carolina Department of Vocational Rehabilitation in 1944. His work with the physically and mentally challenged citizens of North Carolina bought him much satisfaction. He was a lifelong member of the Junaluskee Masonic Lodge 145 in Franklin and was active in the Lions Club. He was a charter member of Highland Presbyterian Church in Winston-Salem, serving as deacon and elder. After retirement in 1975, he and his wife, Lucy, moved back to Wayah Valley in Franklin. His interest included woodcarving and sports, especially the New York Yankees and the North Carolina Tar Heels.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister Una Crawford, four brothers, Lonnie, Laddie, George and Eugene Crawford. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. June 21, at Morrison Presbyterian Church in Franklin with Dr. Wendell Ligon officiating. The family will receive friends immediately after the services.

Family links: 
  Leonidas Fidelus Crawford (1850 - 1927)
  Mysa Quisenberry Crawford (1872 - 1950)
  Lucy Sue Gray Crawford (1915 - 2012)*
  Una Matilda Crawford (1897 - 1979)*
  Lonnie Crawford (1900 - 1989)*
  Laddie Harrington Crawford (1903 - 1959)*
  George Seldon Crawford (1905 - 1977)*
  Elmer Wilson Crawford (1909 - 2003)
*Calculated relationship
MARRIED 12-30-1939

Rush Cemetery
Macon County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Past Hunter
Record added: Jul 01, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92901447
Elmer Wilson Crawford, Sr
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- Past Hunter
 Added: Jul. 1, 2012

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