OBITUARY

Cheryl Marie Crawford

July 13, 1951March 31, 2021
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Cheryl Marie Crawford, 69, of Coldspring, Texas peacefully passed away on March 31, 2021. Cheryl was born July 13, 1951 in San Antonio, Texas to Eugene and Dorothy Conard.

She met her husband, Richard Crawford, at church while in high school. They were married December 27, 1968. The pastor said several times that they were “meant for each other”. Cheryl was a much loved teacher of Texas History in the Clear Creek ISD, and then obtained her Master’s in Counseling from the University of Houston. She then went on to be a high school counselor for over two decades. She retired in 2009 only to return the next fall for an additional two years! After Richard’s retirement in 2012 from American National Ins, Co. they moved to their dream home on Lake Livingston. Cheryl enjoyed riding in the boat, fishing, and feeding all the animals that came by.

She is survived by her husband, Richard Crawford; daughter and son-in-law, Rebecca and Doyle Mathews; grandchildren, Olivia Mathews, Marek Mathews, and Bennett Mathews; nephew, James Owen, his wife Kelly, and daughters Heather Owen, Delaney Owen and Brooke Owen and Niece Kim Owen.

She is preceded in death by her son, Michael Eugene Crawford; parents, Eugene and Dorothy Conard; and Sister Kathryn Owen.

Services will be held on Friday April 9, 2021 in the Elwyn M. Gipson Memorial Chapel in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park, Lufkin Texas. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. Friday with the service to follow at 12:00 p.m.

Condolences may be offered at www.gipsonfuneralhome.com Services have been placed in the trust of Gipson Funeral Home.

  • FAMILY

  • Richard Crawford, Husband
  • Rebecca and Doyle Mathews, Daughter and Son-in-Law
  • Olivia Mathews, Marek Mathews and Bennett Mathews, Grandchildren
  • Cheryl was also survived by her nephew, James Owen, his wife Kelly, and daughters Heather Owen, Delaney Owen and Brooke Owen and Niece Kim Owen.


    She is preceded in death by her son, Michael Eugene Crawford; parents, Eugene and Dorothy Conard; and sister, Kathryn Owen.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, April 9, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, April 9, 2021

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Molly Herring

April 9, 2021

Cheryl was a dear co-educator of mine in CCISD. She was an encouraging, kind soul and brought many smiles to my days. She was devoted to students being counseled well and cared to guide them in the best directions. May God bless her spirit with eternal peace.

Carol Chapman

April 7, 2021

I had the honor of working for Richard Crawford and remember how his eyes ignited with love when speaking of his wife and the soft smile as he glanced at her photo. My heart hearts for the pain of his loss of Cheryl and that of all her well loved family. Deepest condolences to all.

Trish Huntress

April 2, 2021

Trisha Huntress

April 2, 2021

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