Joyce G. Crawford
Joyce G. Crawford
  • November 28, 1928 - November 21, 2014
  • Morganton, North Carolina

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Joyce G. Crawford, 85, of Morganton, passed away Friday, November 21, 2014 at her residence.
Mrs. Crawford was born in Gary, Indiana on November 28, 1928, to the late Oscar and Helen Gustafson. She was married to her husband of 64 years, Douglas Crawford. For many years, Mrs. Crawford was a teacher with various public schools. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Morganton, where she served as an Elder. She served with the education committee at Grace Ridge and was a member of the Burke Quilters Guild. Mrs. Crawford was full of love and was loved by all who knew her. She will be greatly missed.
Survivors include her husband, Douglas Crawford of the home; two daughters, Kimberly Crawford of Statesville and Kay Johnson & husband Tom of Charlotte; a sister, Beverly Crockford & husband Jack of Newark, OH; a brother, Dr. Jon Gustafson & wife Connie of Lee's Summit, MO; three grandchildren, Erik Johnson of Charlotte, Mark Johnson & wife Roxanne of Bloomington, Indiana, and Kristin Knox & husband Daniel of Charlotte; and two great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at First Presbyterian Church in Morganton with the Reverend Michael Bailey officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Choir School at St. Peter's,
115 West Seventh Street, Charlotte, NC 28202; Burke Hospice and Palliative Care, 1721 Enon Road, Valdese, NC 28690; or the Grace Ridge Friendship Fund, 500 Lenoir Road, Morganton, NC 28655. Online condolences may be shared with the family at