|Birth: ||Jan. 2, 1918|
|Death: ||Apr. 25, 2008|
Alice Mae Crawford was born in Bloomdale, Wood County, Ohio on January 2, 1918. She was the first of seven children of Nita Marie Lee Jun 19, 1894 – Mar 3, 1969 and Otho Trenton Crawford Oct 20, 1890 – Nov 24, 1952; they were married on Oct 19, 1916 in Wood County, Ohio. Alice Mae's siblings were Bertha Leota Feb 9, 1920 – Sep 30, 1995, Clifford Dale Mar 18, 1922 – Nov 16, 2001, Dallas Lee May 31, 1924 – Apr 4, 1997, Bettie Irene Oct 31, 1927 – Nov 10, 2007, Richard February !0, 1930 – February 10, 2010 and Esther Joan Mar 28, 1932.
She was raised in the rural farming community of Wood County residing on several different farms; the Milner, Soule, Elarton and Buckingham Farms.
On October 07, 1937 Alice entered into marriage with Erle Dallas Bloom; March 16, 1918 – May 2, 2001; the son of Harvey Bloom and Hazel Spears in Wood County, Ohio. From this union three children were born; Juliann Marie February 28, 1939, Kevin Lee June 14, 1943 – July 2, 1987 and Edward Allen December 30, 1947.
This would be the first of two unions between the Crawford and Bloom families; the other being Alice Mae's sister Bertha and Erle's brother Emery.
On March 19, 1962 a divorce decree was signed ending their 25 year marriage.
Alice Mae retired from the Hoover Company in North Canton, Ohio and proceeded to use her time serving the New Philadelphia School District as a crossing guard for several elementary schools.
She was a member of The Ladies of the Moose, along with her most cherished membership with The First Church of God in New Philadelphia.
Alice enjoyed traveling making a number of trips to California, Montana and Minnesota; including a solo drive in her elder years to California. As well, she enjoyed entertaining and always invited family and friends to share her home.
Her services were performed by Pastor Matt Roe with internment in East Avenue Cemetery.
Otho Trenton Crawford (1890 - 1952)
Nita Marie Lee Crawford (1894 - 1969)
Erle D Bloom (1918 - 2001)
Kevin Lee Bloom (1943 - 1987)*
Alice Mae Crawford Bloom (1918 - 2008)
Bertha Leota Crawford Bloom (1920 - 1995)*
Clifford Dale Crawford (1922 - 2001)*
Dallas Lee Crawford (1924 - 1997)*
Bettie Irene Crawford Klingler (1927 - 2007)*
Richard Crawford (1930 - 2010)*
Top "Do not weep, I did not die". Bottom " Mother".
Note: Shared marker with her son, Eward Allen Bloom.
East Avenue Cemetery
Plot: Section 23
Maintained by: Mark Crawford
Originally Created by: Bud Winn
Record added: Nov 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81082624