Rhonda Denise Crain

April 25, 1965September 30, 2012
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Rhonda Denise Crain was born on April 25, 1965 to Pennie and Keith Crain in China Lake, CA. She passed from this life on Sunday, September 30, 2012. She had lived in Alameda, CA, until she was ten years old. At that time the family moved to Hanford, CA. As Rhonda grew up, she attended Hanford Elementary Schools, and graduated from Hanford High in 1983. She married Johnny Crawford and they started their family of three children; Aubree, Shandon, and Thomas. Rhonda cared deeply for her children and enjoyed many years of the children’s activities, school days, and the joys of being a mom. Time passed and relationships changed and in 2004, Rhonda married Tyler Stevens. Although the marriage ended, they remained friends. In recent years, Rhonda met Brad Jacobs, and they shared their lives together and made their home along with Brad’s son Zane, in Lemoore, CA. Rhonda was an avid horse rider and spent many hours in the country riding her horse, Yankee. She also spent years breeding and raising Labrador puppies, several of which became beloved family pets. She will be remembered for many attributes including, her contagious laughter, and her sense of humor that was apparent wherever she was. Friends will always carry with them thoughts of Rhonda’s extremely loving and caring attitude and her non-judgmental demeanor. Above all, Rhonda will be remembered for her endearing love for her children.

She is survived by her children: Aubree Danae Crain, Shandon Denee Crawford and Thomasjohn Dalton Crawford. Her companion: Brad Jacobs. Parents: her father, Keith Crain and her mother, Pennie Crain and Pennie’s husband, Jesse Mascorro. Grandparents: Iva and Ricky Baker, and her grandmother Virginia “Gee Gee” Crain. Uncles David Deck and Ted Soja, Uncle Jerry and Aunt Carol Crain, Uncle Dale and Aunt Sherry Crain.

Contributions can be made to FAST Credit Union; to the Rhonda Crain Memorial Fund.

A Visitation will be held on Friday, October 5, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a Funeral Service on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. all at People’s Funeral Chapel; 501 N. Douty Street, Hanford, CA 93230 559-584-5591.


  • Visitation Friday, October 5, 2012
  • Funeral Service Saturday, October 6, 2012

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Kelly F

February 13, 2013

Rhonda will be greatly missed. Although we never met in person, she touched me with her kind words, sense of humor, and the abundance of love she had for her family. In my thoughts and prayers!

donna webb

February 12, 2013

From on of us at onlinebant you will be dearly missed ,you always made us laugh and enjoyed hearing about your horses and dogs .bandit crew

Soledad Guzmán

October 10, 2012

Penney, Jesse and Family.

On behalf of my parents (Arturo & Jennie Medina) and myself, we want to express our most sincere condolences in the loss of your beautiful daughter.
We're so sorry that we weren't able to attend the services but we were there in spirit. May the Lord comfort you during this very difficult time.

God Bless You All

Arturo & Jennie Medina and Soledad Guzmán.

Delia Lee(Parker)

October 8, 2012

Penny I am in such shock and sorrow to know my friend has left this earth so very soon.. May God bless your entire family! Allow Him to be your pillar of strength through this, now and In time to come. We dont have the answers to why God does what he does or allows ,we just have believe that in the end, His will is what's best for us. Love you Penny. Please let me know of anything I cam do.

Randy Mays

October 8, 2012

To Rhonda's kids and her mother and father Penny and Keith I am so saddened to hear of her passing. I did not know her except when she was very little, but I know that she was loved by her parents and family.

Veronica Goodwin

October 7, 2012

Our thoughts are with all of you on the loss of your precious Rhonda. May your memories comfort you in the difficult times ahead. Peace be with you all.

Veronica Goodwin & Barbara Montgomery

October 7, 2012

You go Girl: You came to this plain, On Your walk in life, You walked your walk the way you liked. You spoke to God and He took you Home. All I can say is "YOU GO GIRL" You got that from me. You said to me a time long a go don't have to hide for me Nucle David I Love you just the way you are.

April Leavens

October 7, 2012

Rhonda we had some wonderful times bowling and at work. Your sweet face and laugh will be missed. My heart and prays go out to your children and family. May they find comfort in their time of loss. You're an angel now watching over your children and family now. May you rest in peace.

Randele Gibson

October 6, 2012

Rhonda words can't express how we are all feeling here! You were a kind, beautiful greatly loved woman. You will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to those you have left behind.

Debbie Gibson

October 6, 2012

A very sad day here for all who knew Rhonda, but Heaven has welcomed a New Angel..Dear God I know you will take good care of her and she is free of pain, Please also relieve the pain from Aubree, Shandon and Thomas...Shine your light on them and give them the strength to not only get through this but to find peace knowing their Momma is in the arms of Angels and is smiling down at them...
RIP Rhonda