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Winfred

Burman "Jake'

Crawford

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April 14, 2014

Winfred Burman "Jake" Crawford, 94, of 731 North Augusta Avenue died Monday, April 14, 2014, in Lewis Gale-Alleghany Hospital at Low Moor. Mr. Crawford was born January 31, 1920, in Craig County a son of the late Charles H. and Emma Adams Crawford. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Roy Crawford, Maynard Crawford, Theron Crawford and Harold Crawford and two sisters, Marie Hill and Phyllis Porter. Jake had retired from MeadWestvaco as a maintenance mechanic in 1982 after 43 years with the company. He was a veteran of World War II with the United States Navy in the Pacific Theater and was a longtime member of Curtis A. Smith Post #1033, Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a member of McAllister Memorial Presbyterian Church where he had served as a Deacon and Elder. He was a former member of Covington City Council. He was a retired member of the Westvaco Rescue Squad and Fire Department and had served as Vice President of Union Local 675. Jake loved to hunt, fish, garden and talk politics. Surviving are his Wife of 72 years, Mildred Key Crawford, of Covington; his Son and Daughter-in-law, Darrell and Ruth Crawford, of Covington; three Daughters and Sons-in-law, Donna and Doug Arrington of Covington, Tammy and Jerry Ferris and Emmy and Dean Baker all of Blue Ridge; five grandchildren, Shane Crawford, Shannon Crawford and wife, Lora, Joshua Steffey and wife, Stephanie, Savannah Yauss and husband, Stephen, and Chelsea Broce; three great grandchildren, Marley Crawford, Dakota Crawford and Hunter Steffey; one Brother, Charles Denver "Denny" Crawford and his Wife, Evan, of Madison, WI; one Sister , Frances Brouse, and her Husband, Tommy, of Sanford, NC, and a number of nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Arritt Funeral Home. The interment will be made in the Suck Springs Baptist Church Cemetery at Bedford at 4:00 PM with graveside rites conducted by Veterans of Foreign Wars. The family will receive their friends for one hour prior to the funeral on Wednesday at Arritt Funeral Home. The family suggests that donations in Mr. Crawford's name be made to Mountain Regional Hospice; P.O. 637; Clifton Forge, VA 24422. Service Wednesday, April 16, 2014 02:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426 Visition Wednesday, April 16, 2014 01:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426
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Delores Tucker (Glory)

Mar 1, 2024

I just want to send my condolences in the loss of your loved one and my cousin. I have so many wonderful memories of growing up in The Gap and in Low Moor. She was such a wonderful lady and I know you will miss her.

Glory Tucker.

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David Cook

Feb 29, 2024

You are in my thoughts and prayers. Enjoyed my years working with Mable and her infectious spirit. She will be truly missed. May God grant you his perfect peace in your time of loss.

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William Jones

Feb 29, 2024

I am praying for your family. David and Kamila.

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William Jones

Feb 29, 2024

I am praying for your family. David and Kamila

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Nicole Sadler

Feb 29, 2024

He also had a daughter, his firstborn, Nicole Sadler. The only one of his children that shared his last name.

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Jenny Haynes

Feb 28, 2024

David. Kamila and Mrs Fisher, I am so very sorry to hear of your loss. Angie has been a special friend for a very long time. I hope if there is anything I can do for you all please let me know.

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Karen Phillips

Feb 28, 2024

Me and grandma would always listen to music

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SYLVIA

Feb 28, 2024

ALWAYS HELPFUL AND ALWAYS WITH A SMILE IN HER DAYS AT VALERO. SHE WILL BE REMEMBERED AND MISSED.

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Jack Williams

Feb 28, 2024

Enjoyed the services in church playing piano for 5 years rest in peace, Pastor Debbie

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Robin Bartley Simmons

Feb 27, 2024

So Shocked, Mary (Angie) we grew up together and she was always a bright spot in my life, had not talked to her for a couple months. We always had fun in whatever we were doing. Prayers for the family, she loved her family so much. Love You My Dear Friend will never forget all our good times.

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Pearl bland

Feb 27, 2024

Iam so sorry to hear of your mom's passing, she will be missed prayers the family

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Lucinda brugh

Feb 27, 2024

She was a wonderful lady she loved her children and grandchildren and great grandchildren she will be missed gone but not forgotten

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