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Bernell Melvin Crawford

Thursday, April 19, 2007

Our beloved husband, father, grandfather and a friend to all who knew him.

Bernell Crawford, age 74, rejoined his parents, two sons Paul and Jamie, two grandsons, Casey and Daniel and one granddaughter Morgan. On Monday, April 16, 2007 he passed away peacefully at his home.

Bernell was born to Jesse and Bonnie Crawford in Elmwood, Missouri on August 17, 1932. He honorably and proudly served in the U.S. Army before his discharge. Bernell loved being with his family, taking long walks, deep conversations, playing the guitar, loved singing and laughter. He was devoted to serving the Lord and his church throughout his lifetime. His deep compassion for those he worked with will always be remembered.

Bernell is survived by his wife Carlene Crawford, daughter Sherri (Shane) Richens of Paris, Idaho; Two sons Nathan Crawford of West Jordan, Utah and Chad Crawford of Kansas City, Missouri; grandchildren Eric, Zachary, Whitney and Katie Crawford, Meghan and Mason Richens, Shawn, Kristin and Anthony Crawford; and many other family members who loved him dearly.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. with Funeral Services at 12:00 p.m. Friday April 20, 2007 at the Community of Christ Church in Marshall, Missouri. Burial with Military Graveside Services will be at the Fairview Cemetery in Sweet Springs, Missouri. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Sweeney Reser Wills Funeral Home in Marshall.

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