Obituary of James Edgar Crawley ~ 2009
Transcribed by Joseph Cook
Mr. James Edgar Crawley, age 89 of Marion passed away Friday March 13, 2009. A native of McDowell County, Mr. Crawley was born September 29, 1919 and was a son of the late Ivey Clinton Crawley and Edna Biggerstaff Crawley. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church (Tom’s Creek). He was employed with Marion Mfg. Co., for 26 years and later retired from Bradley Lumber Company. He was a U.S. Army Veteran having served in World II. Preceding Mr. Crawley in death was his wife Josephine Thomas Crawley.
Surviving Mr. Crawley are three children: Gale E. Galloway of Easley, SC, Vick Crawley of Folley Beach, SC and Jim Crawley of Marion; one brother Joe Crawley of Georgia; four grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
A funeral service was held Sunday March 15, 2009 at 2:00 pm in Westmoreland Chapel with The Rev. Laura Myhr officiating. The family received friends on Saturday March 14, 2009 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Westmoreland Funeral Home. Interment was in McDowell Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice of McDowell County 575 Airport Road Marion, NC 28752. An online register is available under OBITUARIES at www.westmorelandfuneralhome.com.
The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday March 18, 2008 Volume 15 # 11