Mary Frances Crawford

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Mary Frances Crawford, 75, of Corder died Nov. 24, 2012, at I-70 Community Hospital at Sweet Springs. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Concordia Baptist Church with the Rev. Derek Steinmuller officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery at Corder.

Mrs. Crawford was born Feb. 28, 1937, at Slater. She was the daughter of Marvin and Frances Tennil Fizer. She was a 1954 graduate of Marshall High School. She married Frankie Crawford on Jan. 9, 1955. She lived in Corder since 1959. She worked as a seamstress at the Frances Fee Garment Factory in Higginsville, retiring in 1980. She was a member of Concordia Baptist Church.

Mrs. Crawford is survived by her husband of the home; two sons, Danny Crawford of Concordia and Randy Crawford of Corder; two sisters, Deloris Plymell of Richmond and Nancy Roepe of Odessa; seven grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-granchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, George Fizer and Dean Fizer; and a sister, Alice May Taylor.

The pallbearers will be Jeffrey Crawford, Darrel Crawford, Daniel Crawford, George Richey, David Limback, Matt Brewe and Tim Doak.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the Baptist church or to the Corder Cemetery Association.

Arrangements were made by Hoefer Funeral Home at Higginsville.