Lebanon Reporter

Obituaries

February 25, 2014

Florence C. "Doodie" Crawford

Mrs. Florence Cecelia “Doodie” Crawford, 84, of Noblesville, formerly of Lebanon, passed away Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at IU Health Saxony Hospital in Fishers.

Mrs. Crawford was born May 1, 1929, in Lebanon, a daughter of the now late Clarence and Opal Elizabeth (Biddle) DeMott. Having lived most of her life in Lebanon, she graduated from Lebanon High School.

On April 6, 1955, she was married to Alvin Bruckner Crawford in Lebanon. Mr. Crawford passed away on Sept. 18, 2004.

Mrs. Crawford worked as a receptionist for Dr. Coons prior to her marriage to Al. While raising her daughters, she took care of the home and helped her husband farm. Once her girls entered college, she went to work for College Life Insurance Company.

She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend. In addition to her family, she enjoyed line dancing with her husband, gardening and playing bingo and euchre.

Mrs. Crawford was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church in Lebanon.

Survivors include two daughters, Kay E. (David) Dixon of Dayton, Ohio, and Julie A. (George) Baroudos of Noblesville; twin grandsons, Evan James and Eli Crawford Baroudos of Noblesville; sister, Mildred (Jim) Dickerson of Lebanon; and several nieces and nephews, including Chris Christy of Texas.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband; a brother, James DeMott; and four sisters, Betty Christy, Lucille Reed, Marjorie Shook and Martha Moore.

Visitation is noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, at Myers Mortuary, 1502 N. Lebanon St., Lebanon. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Myers Chapel of Memories. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lebanon.

Memorial contributions may be made to I.U. Simon Cancer Center, c/o IU Foundation, P.O. Box 660245, Indianapolis, IN 46266- 0245;Payable to: IUF/Myeloma Research Fund.

Online condolences may be made at www.myersmortuary.com.

1
Text Only
Obituaries

Featured items
Click below to browse and order photos


Photos from April 2014

Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
AP Video
Raw: More Than 100,000 Gather for Easter Sunday Raw: Greeks Celebrate Easter With "Rocket War" Police Question Captain, Crew on Ferry Disaster Raw: Orthodox Christians Observe Easter Rite Ceremony Marks 19th Anniversary of OKC Bombing Raw: Four French Journalists Freed From Syria Raw: Massive 7.2 Earthquake Rocks Mexico Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide