LINEAGE Of:   James and Bessie Curtis Phillips      
DAUGHTER: Pearline Phillips Crawford    
DOB: 1-2-1929


SPOUSE: Douglas Crawford    
DOB: 7-26-1926


Daughter/Son Of:  Mr. and Mrs. Luke and Lonnie Crawford  
Historical Statement:  

     Pearline Crawford was born in Cherokee County, South Carolina where she grew up and later moved to High Point, N.C. She is the oldest of seven children. She later met and married Douglas Crawford on March 3, 1951.  They were married 51 years until his death.

     At the age of 42, she decided to resign from Carolina Spring corporation to care for her husband who was a victim of a hit and run accident in 1972. The accident paralyzed him from waist down and confined him to his bed. She is blessed with five children, eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren.  She was a faithful member of The First Emmanuel Baptist Church in High Point, N.C. where she served on The Willing to Help Missionary. She always made this statement, “before she leaves this world, she wants to be a happy woman”.   Some of her hobbies includes:
  • Cooking three meals a day (Monday-Friday)
  • Baking (sweet potato cobbler and apple cobbler pie)
  • Babysitting
  • Love to trim or edge the grass with scissors and planting flowers.
  • Shopping with her sister Beatrice Dorsey
  • To entertain family and friends
  • Visiting family and friends
  • From back in the day, she Love to put on her dance routine and off her old school dancing from Gaffney and Cowpens which is located in South Carolina.
Pearline Crawford currently resides at Westchester Manor Nursing Home in High Point, N.C. as an Alzheimer patient.

 Pearline CrawfordPearline and Doug Crawford

SON(s): Melvin Crawford (Mailman) , Keith Octavious Crawford (Spanky), Mark Anthony Crawford, (Tony)
DAUGHTER(s): Patricia Ann Crawford, Cecilette Ann Crawford
MILESTONE(s): Resigned from public work and cared for her disabled husband for 34 years
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