Mrs. Crawford died Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, at her residence.
Born Feb. 14, 1948, in Pulaski County, she was the daughter of Annie Daniel Dawson of Hawkinsville, and the late Thomas Shelton Dawson Jr.
Mrs. Crawford was retired from the Habersham County School System with 33 years of service as a third-grade teacher at Baldwin Elementary. She was a member of Cornelia First Presbyterian Church and served as church pianist for 37 years. She enjoyed flower gardening, hiking and bowling in her spare time.
In addition to her mother, survivors include husband, Mike Crawford of Cornelia; daughter, Cathy Crawford of Cornelia; son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Charlotte Crawford of Cleveland; grandchildren, Chloe and Tommy Crawford; mother of grandchildren, Natalie Crawford of Mt. Airy; brothers, Thomas Shelton Dawson III and Danny Dawson, both of Hawkinsville; stepgrandchildren, Alek Banks and Will Collier.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Cornelia First Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 165, Cornelia, GA 30531.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, was in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
August 7, 2013