Angelia Ruth Allen Crawford

ANGELIA RUTH ALLEN CRAWFORD On May 20, 2013, Angelia Ruth (Ann) Allen Crawford, of Delco went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Ann was born in Wilmington North Carolina on November 16, 1931 to Addie Hufham Allen and Thomas Henry Allen. She was preceded in death by her brothers and sisters Henry Allen, Woodruff Allen, Earl Allen, Herbert Allen, Lucille Allen Hughes, Gladys Allen Hicks, and Alla Bess Allen Neuschafer. She is survived by her loving, caring husband of 64 years James Melvin Crawford; four children: Melva Wyche (Jim) of Delco NC, Jim Crawford (Lib) of Lakeland FL, Lesa Cofield of Riegelwood NC, and Kyle Crawford (Linda) of Wilmington NC; four grand children: Tara Lennon (Max) of Lubbock TX, Leigh McManus of Wilmington NC, Angela Bulger of Lakeland FL, Chad Crawford (Alexandria) of New York NY; and four great grand children: Jimmy Bulger, Vincent Maxner, Jack McManus and Emily Crawford. She is also survived by a brother, Jack Allen (Rita), and a sister, Madelyn Allen Abrams, both of Wilmington NC. Ann was a faithful member of Delco Pentecostal Freewill Baptist Church where she served as church pianist for over 25 years and in other capacities. She will be remembered by all those who loved her for her witty and humorous personality. Most of all she will be remembered for her sweet, loving nature and dedication she showed to her family and her Lord. Rev. Elvin Butts and Rev. Mike Owens will officiate over her funeral service to be held on Thursday, May 23 at 2:00pm at Delco Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church, 283 Kaiser Road, Delco NC. Interment will follow in the Delco Cemetery. Pallbearers will be David Allen, Bryant Smith, Wade Jordan, Freddy Crawford, Jeff Crawford and Alan Crawford. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Delco Cemetery Fund, 44 Kaiser Road, Delco NC 28436. The family will receive friends during visitation on Wednesday, May 22 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm at Andrews Mortuary, 1617 Market Street, Wilmington NC. Condolences to the family at Andrews Mortuary Market Street Chapel

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Andrews Mortuary & Crematory - Market Street Chapel
1617 MARKET ST Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 762-7788

Published in the Wilmington Star-News from May 21 to May 22, 2013