January 10, 1935 - December 24, 2020
RANGER – Ethel Oleta (McGough) Crawford, 85, went home to be with the Lord Christmas Eve, 2020 with her family by her side. There will be a Private Family Only service held at a later date. Born in Ranger, TX, January 10, 1935 to Roy G. and Edna Flora (Parent) McGough, Ethel Crawford – better known as “Mom” by her family - spent her life in Ranger. She attended Ranger schools and ultimately obtained her GED later in life. She married Dwaine “Lee” Crawford, Sr. in Ranger on January 25, 1952 and they were by each other’s side 65 years until his death in 2017. Ethel worked as a nurse at Ranger General Hospital and later at Western Manor Nursing Home, then went to work for Ranger ISD as a Cafeteria worker and later, a substitute teacher. Ethel loved to sew, making quits for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also loved gardening and loved to sing. She also loved her Lord and Savior and taught Sunday School and work with the Children’s Ministries and was faithful to read her Bible. She attended church at Church of God of Prophecy in Ranger, River of Life Church in Eastland and Second Baptist Church in Ranger. She is survived by her 5 children; Janice Griffin and husband Russell of Ranger, Sharon Beaty and husband Carla of Albany, Sandra Griffin and husband A.D., Jr. of Weatherford, Dwaine Lee Crawford and wife Gilda of Ranger and Terri Anderson and husband Donnie of Albany: 12 grandchildren; Angela Jones and husband Rickey Wayne “Pete” of Moran, Shawna Knight and Husband Jimmy of Albany, Joni Beaty of Albany, DeeAnn Griffin of Millsap, ShaLee Wilmott and husband Casey of Weatherford, John Eric Griffin and Wife Ashley of Weatherford, Kandi Sloan and husband Dustin of Wichita Falls, Katie Crawford of Weatherford, Kelsi Schaefer and husband Derek of Canyon Lake, Megan Jimenez and husband Christopher of Abilene, Malarie Sutton and husband Shawna of Albany and Morgan Anderson of Abilene: 21 great-grandchildren; Rickey Wayne “Little Pete” Jones, Taylor Ray Jones, James Lee Knight III, Jacob Lee Knight, Jordan Lee Knight, Joshua Lee Knight, Payne Hebel, Chasity Blanchard, Chloe Stricklin, Kadence Matthews, Kolbie Matthews, ShaeLynn Wilmott, Laney Lois Sloan, Hazel Kay Schaefer, Dominic Jimenez, Daniel Jimenez, Tea’ Jimenez, Hunter Sutton, Hadley Sutton, Shayla Knight and Case Wilmont and one precious great-great grandchild; Cohen Blanchard. Ethel is also survived by siblings; Cora Mae Walton of Ranger, Darlene Boggs of Ranger, John David McGough of Ranger, Robert McGough of Abilene, Roder McGough of Abilene and Evelyn Holt of Ranger, and many, many nieces and nephews. Ethel is preceded in death by her parents and her loving husband, Lee Crawford, Sr., brothers; Melvin “Penney” McGough and Roy Lee McGough and a sister, Clara “Buckles” Brewer. The family wishes to send special thanks to Kindred Hospice for their wonderful care of Mom. In Lieu of flowers please make a loving donation to the Ranger Fire Department “In Memory Of.” You may leave special thoughts and memories at www.edwards-funeral-homes.com She was an Angel, She sang like an Angel, She sings with the Angels.
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