GLEN ROSE - Thomas O’Neal “Neal” Crawford, 74, passed away Friday, Dec. 25, 2009 in Glen Rose.

A graveside service was held Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2009 at Longcreek Cemetery in Hood County.

Neal was born June 28, 1935 in Ben Wheeler, Texas to Carl O’Neal Crawford and Fayrene Jordan. He married Sandra Beasley on April 6, 1981 in Fort Worth.

He was a truck driver and a member of the Masonic Lodge and a former member of Mixon Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by: brother, Loy Crawford; sister, Jo King; half brother, Jerry Curry and his parents.

Survivors include wife, Sandra Crawford; children, Becky Wyatt and husband Randy , Renee Hamby , Stephen Crawford and wife Jan, all of Graham; Carl Baker , Fort Worth; Janet Hinz and husband Lee , Glen Rose; Brenda Hinz , Virginia; Brian Owen and Jeff Baker; thirteen grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; brother and sisters, Nell Stockton and husband Louis of Mixon; Shelby Grimes of Tyler; Patricia McKnight and husband Hugh of Richardson, and Patrick Crawford and wife Charlene , Beaumont; several nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society.

Published December 30, 2009

Glen Rose Reporter