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Delores Reda Hughes Crawford, age 85, passed away at the Bowers Hospice House, Beckley, WV, on November 1, 2017.
Born at Huntington, WV, August 30, 1932, to John Bruff Hughes and Ethel Lorene Gregory Hughes, both from Ironton, Lawrence County, OH.
Delores grew up in Charleston, WV, and moved to Raleigh County in the 1940's. She was married to Boyd R. Crawford, the one and only love of her life, for 54 years until he passed in 2004.
Delores was the last surviving sibling preceded in death by her brother, Allen Johnson, sister, Kathryn Johnson Arnold, brother, Crit Johnson Jr., sister, Eleanor Hughes Keffer, and a niece, Carolyn Sue Keffer.
Survivors include children (and spouses): daughter, Drema Crawford (John) Finn, daughter, Judith Crawford (Shelby) White, son, Randall (Janet) Crawford; grandchildren: Heather (Robert) Huber, John (Kerri) Dorsey, Amber Marsh, Erica (Patrick) Martin, Ray (Heather) Farley, Becky (David) Reed; great grandchildren: Hendrik Huber, Alexander, Henry and Georgia Dorsey, Skyla Martin, Jazzmyne and Quintin Martin, Hunter Farley, Colton Reed; nephews: Gary Keffer Sr., William Keffer Jr. and niece, Deborah (Bill) Shrewsbury.
Delores had many wonderful friendships that meant the world to her. She accepted Christ as her personal savior as a young girl at the United Methodist Church in Charleston, WV, where her membership remained.
As an adult, she attended the Cool Ridge Missionary Baptist Church and the White Oak Missionary Baptist Church. Her faith meant everything to her.
All expressions of sympathy will be truly appreciated. If desired, please make a donation to the Bowers Hospice House, Beckley, WV.
Services will be held Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 3 p.m. at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home at Shady Spring, WV, with Rev. Delmas Cox officiating. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at the Crawford Family Cemetery, Whitby Road, Cool Ridge, WV.
Private online condolences, floral tributes and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at www.roseandquesenberry.net.
Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel, 729 Flat Top Road, Shady Spring, WV.
Published on November 2, 2017
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