Barbara Ellen Crawford
August 22, 1946 – January 8, 2022
Barbara Ellen Crawford, 75, of Ceres, passed away peacefully in her sleep Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022 at her residence.
Ms. Crawford was born in Vilonia, Arkansas and was a resident of Ceres for 47 years. She was an executive administrative assistant at Sutter Gould Medical Foundation for 18 years. She was a member of the Bethel Tabernacle Church in Ceres and loved going to the beach, traveling, bowling and spending time with family and friends.
Ms. Crawford is survived by her son, Bryan Crawford of Piney Flats, Tennessee; her daughter, Melissa Elness of Modesto; her sister, Addie May Grasby of Levy, Arkansas; and her grandchildren, Lexie Crawford-Lassas, Talon Crawford, Sydney Elness, Clayton Elness and Camryn Elness.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Leon Crawford, mother Roxie Hill, siblings Jo Hays, Warren Hill, Jr., Annalene Hardcastle, Milburn Hill and Annabell Tucker; and step siblings Betty Carmichael and Millie Wiggeton.
Visitation will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 24 at Hillview Funeral Chapel in Newman. Interment will follow the service at the San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery in Santa Nella.
Remembrances may be sent to: Bethel Tabernacle Church, 2425 E. Service Road, Ceres CA 95307. (209) 537-9880
Services are being conducted by Hillview Funeral Chapel, Newman.
–Ceres (Calif.) Courier
Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022