Mary Crawford

SHELBY - Mary Hazel Ellis Crawford, 100, of John Crawford Road, met her savior face to face on Dec. 4, 2012, at Cleveland Regional Medical Cen-ter.

A native of Cleveland County, she was born May 20, 1912, daughter of the late John Lee and Gertrude Rippy Ellis.

Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Friday at New Hope Baptist Church.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Clay-Barnette Funeral Home of Shelby is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may be sent online at

Published in Gaston Gazette on Dec. 6, 2012