Arther Clifton (A.C.) Crawford Obituary

  • Arther Clifton (A.C.) Crawford
    In Loving Memory of

    Arther Clifton (A.C.) Crawford

    Birth Date: Oct 3rd, 1926 Death Date: Mar 3rd, 2016
    Arther Clifton (A.C.) Crawford, age 89, of Brookesmith formally of Brownwood went to be with our Lord on Thursday, March 3, 2016 in Abilene, Texas.

    Family Visitation is set for Monday, March 7 from 5 to 7 O'Clock PM at Heartland Funeral Home in Early, Texas. Graveside services will be at 2 O'Clock PM on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at Greenleaf Cemetery in Brownwood, Texas.

    AC was born on October 3, 1926 in San Saba County, growing up in the San Saba - Rough Creek areas, eventually in Olton, Texas and ending up in Denver City, Texas. He married the love of his life, Mary Frances Faught, on June 4, 1949 in Brownfield, Texas. They were married for 41 years until her death on July 28, 1990. He worked for 26 plus years in Denver City working as an electrician at Frontier Chemical Plant, later being bought out by Vulcan Chemical Co. While there in Denver City he and Mary raised 4 children. In 1974 they moved to Brownwood as he wanted to be closer to his family and where is roots began.

    AC was preceded in death by his parents, John Charles Crawford and Sarah Caldonia (Doan) Tinny Crawford, his wife Mary, 9 siblings and many nieces and nephews.

    He is survived by 2 sisters - Willie Mae Gray of Yukon, Ok and Hazel Simmons of Pauls Valley, OK; 3 sons - Clifton Crawford of Noble, OK, Terry and Rose Crawford of Brookesmith, Tx and Randy Crawford of Brownwood; 1 daughter Margaret and Joel Chambliss of New Meadows, Idaho; 6 grandchildren - Lindsay Crawford of Ft Worth , Corey Chambliss of Boise, ID, Brandy and Brock Hill of Felton, CA, Kema and Chad Calvert of Indian Creek, TX, TJ and Chandra of Brownwood, Kiana and Scotty Smith of Brownwood; 7 great-grandchildren - Cannon, Ryker, Gracelyn, Connor, Cosette, Violet and baby Smith due in August.

    He will be greatly missed.

    "For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." Jeremiah 29: 11

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