Crawford, Carrol Eugene

Crawford, Carrol Eugene

husband of Dorothy Jean(Pickett) Powell Payne Evans

divorced husband of Jean(Mathes)

Burial Date:  2016, 01/07     Age:82       Lot:  928 D  Cremains

US Navy  War: Korean   

 Carrol Eugene Crawford

NICKERSON – Carrol E. Crawford, 82, died Jan. 3, 2016, at Sterling Presbyterian Manor, Sterling. He was born April 29, 1933, in Cameron, Okla., the son of Rolla and Zora (Wilkes) Crawford. A resident of Nickerson since 1982, moving from Sterling, he retired from Carey Salt as a supervisor after 38 years. He also worked for the United States Postal Service for 13 years, as a rural mail carrier in Sterling.

He was a member of Sterling Country Club, Sterling. He served in the United States Navy from 1950 to 1954.

On Feb. 4, 1993, he married Dorothy Jean (Pickett)Payne Evans in Sterling. She survives. Other survivors include: daughter, Barbara Scheuler and husband, Tony, Hutchinson; son, Curtis and wife, Roberta, Wichita; stepson, Kenneth Payne and wife, Deborah, Sterling; stepdaughter, Donna Henry of Texas; brother, John and wife, Sandy, Chase; two grandchildren, Megan and Jamie Crawford; five step-grandchildren, Brandy, Shauna, and Kendrah Payne, and Joshua and Jacob Morrison; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Richard, Bill, Rolla Jr. and Jim; and two sisters, Graceva and Wanda Trembly.

Funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016, at Birzer Funeral Home, Sterling, with Pastor Michael Gray presiding. Burial will be in Sterling Community Cemetery, with military honors by the Navy Honor Guard. Memorials to the Sterling Country Club, in care of Birzer Funeral Home, Sterling.

Dorothy Jean Crawford, 77, of Nickerson, passed away September 16, 2018 at her home in Nickerson. She was born February 13, 1941 in Holdenville, Oklahoma, the daughter of C.F. and Virgie Virginia Maroon Pickett. She attended Moss High School in Moss Oklahoma. Dorothy has resided in Nickerson since 1993, formerly of Sterling, Kansas. She was a convenient store manager and waitress at various restaurants. On February 5, 1993, Dorothy was united in marriage with Caroll Crawford in Sterling, Kansas. He preceded her in death on January 16, 2016. She is also preceded in death by her parents; 2nd husband, Gene Evans Sr.; and nine siblings. She is survived by her son, Kenneth Payne and wife Deborah of Sterling; daughter, Donna Henry and significant other Joel Kerley of West Columbia, TX; three step-sons, Curtis Crawford and wife Bert of Wichita, KS, Charles Fayne Evans and wife Lori of Las Vegas, NV, and Gene Michael Evans Jr. of Chino, CA; step-daughter, Barbara Schuler and husband Tony of Hutchinson; five grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Arrangements are being handled by Birzer Funeral Home, Sterling.

Daughter of C.F. And Virgie Virginia Maroon Pickett..
Married first to unknown Payne
2- Gene Evans, Sr.
3- Carroll E. Crawford