Randolph  County,  Indiana

A  Randolph  County  Area  Newspaper
December 31, 1951
        Mrs. Charity Ellen Crawford,  67, of 515 South Columbia street, Union City, died at the Memorial hospital Sunday morning at 3:30 o'clock after an extended illness.  She had been ill two and one half years and seriously ill for four weeks.
        She was born in Shelby county, Ohio, May 11, 1884, the daughter of  Daniel and  Abbie (Johns) Hayes.  She came to Union City when she was a young lady.
        On December 17, 1910, she was married to  Omer Crawford  at Winchester, who passed away in 1935.
        Survivors include three daughters,  Mrs. Howard White, of Winchester;  Mrs. Viola Hampton, of Union City, and  Miss Ida Bell Crawford, of Ft. Wayne;  Chester, of Buffalo, New York;  Lester, of Union city, and  Charles of Laura, Ohio; 18 grandchildren, and a brother  James Hayes, of Franklin, Ohio.  One son is deceased.
        Mrs. Crawford was a member of the Union City Evangelical United Brethren church.
        Funeral services will be conduct-...[copy ends here].
Contributed by Mike Webb

A  Randolph  County  Area  Newspaper
Death date:  November 7, 1940
Funeral  Services  To  Be
Saturday  For  Retired
       In failing health for more than a year,  Philip Sheridan Crawford, retired Pennsylvania railroad employe, died Thursday at 6 p.m. at the home of a daughter, Mrs. H. W. Walters, 325 Vine street, Union City, where he made his residence.
        Mr. Crawford was born near Greenville in Darke county, Ohio, the son of  Mr. and Mrs. William Crawford.  He attended the Darke county schools and later married.  His wife,  Belle, died several years ago.  He came to the Union City community about 40 years ago, 31 of which he was employed by the railroad.
        Survivors include seven children, Alva and  George Crawford,  Mrs. Roy Best,  Mrs. Arthur Skiver,  Mrs. H. W. Walters  and  Mrs. Lores Mace,  all of Union City, and  Mrs. Carl Cummings, of Dayton; one brother, Grant Crawford, of Union City; three sisters, Mrs. Albert Blaine, of Union City, and  Mrs. George Riegel  and  Mrs. Ella Woods, of Union City, R.F.D. 3; several grandchildren and a few great-grandchildren.  One son, Omer, died five years ago.
        The remains will be returned to the residence from the Fraze funeral home in Union City at 2 p.m. today, after which time friends may call.
        Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 3 p.m. in the Fraze Funeral home.  Burial will be in the Union City cemetery.
Contributed by Mike Webb

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