Cleo Crawford

Cleo Crawford, a retired printer from Tatex Thermograph, passed away Thursday, September 12, 2019 in Waco. She was 84.

Service Information: Memorial service will be Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at New Hope Baptist Church, 5783 W. Lake Creek Rd, in Riesel with Pastor Robby Kirby officiating. Burial will be at Waco Memorial Park at a later date.

Cleo was born June 27, 1935 in McGregor where she grew up and went to school. She married James Crawford on July 8, 1954 in Lovington, New Mexico. She was a member of Hallsburg Baptist Church in Riesel.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; brothers, Robert Yates and wife, Ruby and JW Long; sister, Gladys Sharp and husband, Crick; great-grandbabies, Kylie Crawford and Tillman Shriver; and sons-in-law, Rex Shriver and Michael Bright.

She is survived by daughters, Vickie Shriver of Waco, Deborah McAdams and husband, Mike of Elm Mott, and Connie Bright of Waco; son, Andy Crawford and wife, Lisa; niece, Tammy Gonzales and husband, Johnny; nephew, Jimmy Sharp whom she raised as her own; brothers-in- law, Glenn Crawford of Loveland, Colorado, and Billy Crawford of Alba, Texas.  She was blessed with 24 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

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  1. Elizabeth Argetsinger

    Connie and family so sorry for your loss. Cleo was a great lady and had such a great sense of humor.
    Sending thoughts and prayers to your family.

    • Thank you and I will keep you and your family in my prayers. I you need me for anything r just need to talk. # is still the same Laci also has it.

  2. Baylor Scott & White Hospice

    Dear Crawford Family,
    The Baylor Scott & White Hospice team is thinking of you at this time. Thank you for allowing us to care for Mrs. Crawford and please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

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