April 23, 2018
McMinnville resident and Warren County native Minnie Willene “Bill” Crawford, age 94, was born October 15, 1923 and died April 22, 2018 at Raintree Manor following a two-week illness.
A homemaker and a member of Shellsford Baptist Church, she was the daughter of the late Thurman and Bessie Whiteaker Butcher. She was married on March 5, 1943 to James Thelvin Crawford who preceded her in death on January 20, 2009. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by son, Jerry Crawford; two sisters, Geneva Warren and Emma Jean Cole; and two brothers, Rabon and Alton Butcher.
She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Jimmy and Linda Crawford of Smithville, TN and Tommy and Leisa Crawford of McMinnville; eight grandchildren and spouses, Tracy Crawford, Blake and Tonya Crawford, Justin and Keri Crawford, Seth Crawford, Toby Crawford, Amy and Daniel Seber, Kandi and Tim Barnes, and Amanda and Bo McCracken; thirteen great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; brother and sister-in-law, Clinton and Irene Butcher of McMinnville; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Betty Jo Crawford, Bobbie Crawford and Paul Edward Crawford all of McMinnville; and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at Shellsford Baptist Church with Chuck Craig officiating. Burial will follow in Shellsford Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and from 10:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at High’s.
Online condolences may be made at www.highfuneralhome.com
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.