|Birth: ||Oct. 2, 1884|
|Death: ||Jul. 6, 1979|
Myrtie was the daughter of Isaiah and Anna (nee Palmer) Brewer. Myrtie was a school teacher in a one room school house when she was young. She hitched a horse and wagon up and rode it to the school house. She married James Reed Crawford and they had nine children: Dixie Dee, Maxine, Nell, Kathleen, George K., James R. Jr., Allen, Charles and Curtis B. who died in infancy.
Cause of Death: Complications from pneumonia and heart failure.
Burial: Myrtie was cremated and her ashes were scattered off the coast of Virginia Beach. Those were her wishes, only she wanted them to be scattered off the coast of California by her son, Charles, a Captain on an oil boat. At the time he was off the coast of Alaska and for some reason could not do it and could not get home. So her son, George, took her ashes to Virginia Beach, chartered a boat and scattered them out to sea.
James Reed Crawford (1873 - 1966)*
Maxine Elliott Crawford Burke (1907 - 2002)*
James R. Crawford (1914 - 1937)*
Allen Brewer Crawford (1920 - 1976)*
Created by: Janet Setchel
Record added: Mar 07, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13559828
Hi Grandmother,This reminds me of an old val.box you had that you keep things in. Miss and love you.Donna|
Added: Feb. 12, 2007
Happy New Year Grandmother, I remember you telling us how you walked through the snow when you were little.Nancy and I can still recall all the poems you told us when we were little. I realize now they were by famous poets and we knew them when we were 4 ...(Read more)|
Added: Dec. 27, 2006
Grandmother, I remember playing with the old ornaments on the tree when I was a child. Merry Christmas. Love, Nancy|
Added: Dec. 17, 2006
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