ABERDEEN— Ruth Johnson Crawford, 96, died Friday, April 14, 2017, at Personal Place. Services are 2 p.m. Thursday at Aberdeen First Baptist Church with Dave Dowdy and David Harrell officiating. Burial will follow at Oddfellows Rest Cemetery. Visitation is Thursday one hour prior to service time at the church. Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements. Mrs. Crawford was born April 11, 1921, in Aberdeen to the late Adelbert and Ruth Vesey Johnson. She attended Blue Mountain College and transferred to MSCW. She was formerly employed in secretarial work at the Gulf Ordinance Plant and at Monroe Bank and Trust Co. as an assistant cashier. She was a member of First Baptist Church and Tombigbee Chapter of DAR. She is survived by her husband, George H. Crawford Jr.; daughter, Rebecca C. Higgins of Bushnell, Florida; son, George H. Crawford III of Starkville; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on April 19, 2017
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