Thomas Crawford

Friday, November 7, 2003

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Thomas Larry "Tom" Crawford, 59, of Rock Hill, S.C., died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2003, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.

He was born Jan. 18, 1944, in Point Pleasant, Mo., son of Landreth Lee and Ida Mae Renfro Crawford. He married the former Martha Foster.

Crawford was a tech server with Baker Industries. He was a member of American Society of Baking Engineers and American Institute of Baking.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Lannie Crawford of York, S.C., Mike Purkey of Missouri; a daughter, Katrina Purkey of Rock Hill; two brothers, Roy Crawford of Newport News, Va., Jerry Crawford of Portageville, Mo.; three sisters, Jean Bodine of Sikeston, Lorraine Kimes of Mountain View, Calif., Anna Jewell of Little Rock, Ark.; two grandchildren; and five stepgrandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother.

Friends may call at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the chapel, with the Rev. Leland Butler officiating. Burial will be in Mounds Park Cemetery at Lilbourn, Mo.