Kathryn (Pell) Crawford

Kathryn (Pell) Crawford, of Evansville, passed away Thursday, January 5, 2006, at her home.

Born in Rosiclare, Illinois, Kathryn graduated from high school in Rosiclare.  She received her bachelor's degree from Southern Illinois University and her master's from the University of Evansville.

Kathryn retired from the Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corporation, having taught at Fairlawn School.  She previously taught at McKinley School in Harrisburg, Illinois, and at Rosiclare Elementary in Rosiclare.

She was a 50-year member of the Methodist Temple and a member of Miriam Fellowship and the Crusaders Sunday School class.  Kathryn was a board member of the Goodwill Auxiliary, a member of the American Association of University Women and a member of the Evansville Retired Teachers Association.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Gene Crawford; a sister, Helen Clayton; and a brother, Webb Pell.

Kathryn is survived by son, Charles Pell Crawford and his wife Lillian, of Henderson, Kentucky; daughter, Jane Glancy, and her husband, Dennis, of Evansville; son, Alan Pell Crawford and his wife, Sally Curran, of Richmond, Virginia.  Also surviving are her grandchildren: Jennifer Keehan, Kelly Collier, Scott Glancy, Patrick Glancy, Sarah Glancy, Charles E. "Ned" Crawford and Tim Crawford; several great-grandchildren; and a sister, Ruth Lamar, of Cave In Rock, Illinois.

Services will be at 1 p.m. on Monday, January 9, at Ziemer Funeral Home East Chapel, 800 South Hebron Avenue, with the Reverend Robert Coleman officiating. Visitation will be 3 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, January 8, and noon until service time on Monday at the funeral home.  Burial will be at 3 p.m. Central Standard Time in Wolf Creek Cemetery in Eldorado, Illinois.

Contributions may be made to Goodwill Auxiliary, 500 South Green River Road, Evansville, Indiana, 47715, or to the Methodist Temple, 2109 Lincoln Ave., Evansville, Indiana 47714.

Source: Evansville Courier & Press (IN) - January 8, 2006


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