April 5, 1926 - June 17, 2014
2 Timothy 4:7 I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. Barbara Bower Crawford, 88 of New Castle, VA, found peace June 17, 2014, after an extended period of illness. She was predeceased by husband of 52 years, Harry C. Crawford; mother and father Lewis and Lottie Bower; sister Louise Littreal; and brothers Lewis, William, and Wallace Bower. She is survived by her six children, Carolyn Fleming (Carter), Patricia Crawford, Nancy McIntosh (Foy), Harry "Bud" Crawford, Jr. (Tawana), John Crawford, James "Hodo" Crawford (Donna); grandsons Steve Alley, Mark Crawford, Johnny Crawford, Christopher Crawford, Aaron McIntosh, and Adam Drew McIntosh; granddaughter Jackie Sessions; great-grandchildren Nicole Alley, Rebecca Alley, JW Sessions, Nicholas Crawford, Mackenzie Crawford, Logan Stevens, Dylan Crawford, Emmett Crawford, Langley Crawford, & Rylan Crawford; brother Richard Bower (Alice); and sister-in-law Ilene Bower; numerous nieces and nephews. Barbara and Harry started Crawford Oil Co. in 1958. She was the President for the company until her death. She was a master Flower Show Judge Emeritus and Life Member of the Blue Ridge District VA Federation Garden Clubs. She was past president and honorary member of the New Castle Garden Club. Barbara was a member of New Castle United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women. The family would like to extend special thanks to Amedisys Hospice and dedicated caregivers Barbara, Donna, Sylvia, Ashley, Missy, and Linda. Flowers are appreciated or donations may be made to New Castle United Methodist Church or the United Methodist Women of the church, P.O. Box 13, New Castle, VA 24127. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Friday, June 20, 2014 at the New Castle United Methodist Church with Pastor Willie Guill officiating. Interment will follow at Crawford Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 PM Thursday, June 19, 2014, at Paitsel Funeral Home. www.paitselfh.com
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