Shirley T. Crawford, 83, of Enfield passed away on Friday, April 16, 2021. She was born in New Haven, IL on September 3, 1937 the daughter of Walter and Madaline (Hill) York. She married Eddie Ray Crawford in 1969 and her preceded her in death on July 15, 2008. Shirley had work in the Cabinet Factory in New Haven and the Tile Factory in Enfield before becoming a stay at home mom. She was a member of Plainview General Baptist Church in Norris City along with attending New Beginning Church of God in Carmi. Shirley was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan and enjoyed mowing her yard, cooking, and watching game shows, especially Wheel of Fortune., but her great joy was spoiling her grandchildren.
Shirley is survived by four children Tracy (Jennifer) Crawford of Carmi, Bob (Sandi) Browning of Hartford, CT, Charles (Lisa) Browning of Carmi and Ed Rumfelt of Dongola, IL; 10 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren along with numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Ed, a daughter, Stacy Crawford and five siblings, Alma Upton, Bill York, Harry York, Tom York, and Walter Martin.
Funeral Services for Shirley T. Crawford, 83, of Enfield will be held at 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at Stendeback Funeral Home in Carmi. Burial will be in White County Memorial Garden in Carmi. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until service time at noon at Stendeback Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made in Shirley’s memory to Paralyzed Veterans of American and will be accepted at Stendeback Funeral Home in Carmi. In accordance with IDPH and CDC recommendations, social distancing will be observed, and masks are recommended.
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