Ruth Marie Crawford


Ruth Marie Crawford, age 95, of Wikel, WV, passed away on Monday, August 5, 2019, at her home. Born December 30, 1923, in Wikel, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Waneta Pitzer Campbell.
Ruth was a member of the Lindside Christian Church and AARP. She was a homemaker who loved gardening and canning.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Russell E. Crawford; her son, Gary Crawford; and two brothers, Robert Lee and Howard Campbell.
Survivors include one daughter, Brenda Crawford of Wikel/Lindside, WV; two grandchildren, Jennifer Woodyard and husband John of Rich Creek, VA, and Jessica Hale of Wikel, WV; four great grandchildren, Morgan Handy, Katie Hale, and Samantha and Nathanial Woodyard; two great great grandchildren, Addison and Laykin Woodyard; and her beloved baby doll, Chester the dog. Also surviving, special sister-in-law, Hallie Weikle; very special friend, Virginia Rorrer; and her caregivers, Michele Blankenship, Walt Silva, and Shannon Mullins.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, August 8, 2019, at the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel in Peterstown, WV, with Minister Henry Conley and Gary Hazelwood officiating. Burial will follow at Orchard Cemetery in Ballard, WV. Visitation will be from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at the funeral home.
Junior Wickline, Allen Crawford, Dale Crawford, Mike Gravely, Walt Silva, and Jerry Pitzer will serve as pallbearers. David Shaver, Kenny Christian, Danny Dunn, Buck Crawford, Kenny Christian, and David Christian will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Online guestbook can be signed or condolences may be sent to the family at
Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown, WV.
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