Betty Jane Crawford

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Betty Jane Crawford, 89, of Marshall, Mo., died Saturday, July 25, 2020, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, Mo.

Memorial graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 31, 2020, at Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall, with the Rev. Tom Owens officiating. Memorials may be made to Smith Chapel United Methodist Church in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Friends may sign the online register book at

Born Aug. 1, 1930, in Marshall, she was the daughter of the late William Andrew Cumpton and Rosie Pannell Cumpton. On Aug. 3, 1946, she married Alfred S. Crawford, who preceded her in death on Nov. 6, 1987. She lived in Saline County her entire life and was a member of Smith Chapel United Methodist Church. She worked at various establishments in Marshall, and family was her entire life.

Survivors include one daughter, Betty Brooks of Marshall; one son, Rick Crawford (Loretta) of rural Marshall; four grandchildren, Dustin Brooks (Kathy), Jana Halford (Matt), Heather McCracken (Jeff) and Canaan Crawford (Shelby); 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, Betty was preceded in death by one brother, Bill Cumpton; and one sister, Frances Pulliam.