Julia M. Crawford, 88, of Beverly Hills, Fla., passed away April 12, 2013, at Citrus Memorial Hospital, Inverness. A native of Carlisle, Ky., she was born March 22, 1925, to Tim and Myrtle (Ramey) Murrell. Julia was a lifelong homemaker as well as an environmental services employee in the hospital field. She moved to Beverly Hills 21 years ago from Cincinnati, Ohio and was a member of Beverly Hills Community Church.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Leonard M. Crawford of Beverly Hills; son, Jerry Reed Crawford (wife Kathy), Big Clifty, Ky.; daughters, Patricia Ann Spencer (husband Charles), Middletown, Ohio, and Diana Crawford Jones (husband John), Hillsboro, Ohio; brothers, Gene, Roger and David Murrell; sisters, Janice Brunner, Helen Walter and Frances Dollins; grandchildren, Matthew, Debbie, Juliaann, Kelly Lynn, Aubrey and Hillary; 13 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Julia was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Jennifer Risner.
Memorial service of remembrance was 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at Beverly Hills Community Church, Beverly Hills, with the Rev. Stewart Jamison, III, officiating.
Arrangements entrusted to Fero Funeral Home www.ferofuneralhome.com.