LAKELAND - Mrs. Verna Crawford died Wednesday, May 22 at Lakeland Regional Medical Center of heart failure.
Mrs. Crawford graduated from Winter Haven High School in 1958, attended the University of Florida, and was a member of Gamma Mu 3509 Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha, a service sorority for 40 years.
Verna was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.
She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Thomas, her daughter, Alexis C. Livesay (Steven), son Timothy H. Crawford (Jamie), 7 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, and sister, Joyce Balentine.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 25, at 10 AM at Heath Funeral Chapel with a reception following in the Tribute Center.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude's Children Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN, 38105.
Condolences may be sent to the family at


Funeral Home

Heath Funeral Chapel
328 South Ingraham Avenue Lakeland, FL 33801
(863) 682-0111

Published in Ledger from May 23 to May 24, 2013