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Norma I. Crawford

Aug 10, 2017

April 10, 1934 - August 8, 2017


Norma I. Crawford, 83, of Mitchellville and formerly of Mt. Pleasant, died on Tuesday, August 8, 2017, at the Mitchell Village Care Center in Mitchellville.


Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 12, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. at the Murphy Funeral Home in Mt. Pleasant with Rev. Earl Swigart officiating. Burial will follow in the Lambirth Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 9:30 until time of service on Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to the Lambirth Cemetery in her memory.


Online condolences may be sent to the family at Murphy Funeral Home of Mt. Pleasant is handling the arrangements.


Norma was born on April 10, 1934, in Mt. Pleasant the daughter of William Clarence & Annabelle Hickenbottom Frame. She was united in marriage to Ira Millard who preceded her in death on November 8, 1961. Following his death, she was united in marriage to Ernest G. "Bud" Crawford on February 6, 1965, in Des Moines; he preceded her in death on June 6, 2013. They lived in Runnells before moving to Mt. Pleasant in 1980.  Norma was a L.P.N at the Des Moines General Hospital in the obstetrics department. She retired when she and Bud moved to Mt. Pleasant and she opened her own quilting business. She enjoyed her plants and gardening.  Norma was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant.

She is survived by her children: Dawn (Richard) Hines of Dallas, Ore., Brenda (Stephen) Newkirk of Des Moines, Linda (Dean) McGhee of Mitchellville, Lori Millennor of Dallas, Ore., Ernest E. Crawford of Dallas, Ore. and Duane (Nancy) Millard of Camdenton, Miss.; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one sister, Lois (Irv) Floress of Rockford, Ill.


Norma was preceded in death by her parents, and both husbands.

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