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Sammie Hutson Crawford

Graveside services for Sammie Hutson Crawford are 2 p.m.Thursday, May 3, at Hollywood Cemetery in McComb. Catchings FuneralHome in McComb is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is Thursday from noon until 1:45 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mrs. Crawford was born in McComb on April 6, 1926. She died onApril 29, 2007. She was 81 years old.

She was the wife of Dr. J.D. Crawford, of Brookhaven, and amember of First Baptist Church of Brookhaven for many years.

She was paralyzed with Guillain-Barré Syndrome and myastheniagravis for the last part of her life, but it did not stop her fromdoing the things she liked to do. She was a happy person and nevertalked about her problems. She was very artistic in ceramics,needlework and interior decorating.

Preceding her in death were her husband; her son, James BennyCrawford, of Louisville; her parents, Sam Hutson and Maude Hutson;and two sisters, Nell Driscoll and Juanita Simmons.

Survivors are her children, Jeanette Kelly and husband Pope, ofMadison, Jerry Crawford, of Houston, Texas, and Joe Crawford andwife Mary, of Brookhaven; her sister, Yvonne Farnham, of Florence;her sister-in-law, Beth Tempel Crawford, of Louisville; and her 11grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.