2016-08-11 / Obituaries

Zelma Elaine Crawford Mitchell

Zelma Elaine Crawford Mitchell, 61 of Lincoln (Doak Springs Community) died unexpectedly on Saturday, August 6, 2016, in Rockdale, Texas.

She was born December 4, 1954 in Milam County, Texas to Clarence Crawford Sr. and Ruthie Mae (Smith- Moultrie) Crawford.

Zelma was a Cosmetologist and a Cook.

She was preceded in death by both parents and one sister, Stacy Ward.

Zelma is survived by daughters, Riza Cooper (Eldrick) of Lincoln and Varanda Crawford-Wright (Loren) of Lexington; son, Danny Mitchell, Jr. (Tiana) of Austin; 11 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; 5 sisters, Linda Crawford of Austin, Cynthia Mitchell (Larry) of Manor, Cheryl Crawford of Rockdale, Yolanda Nelson (Larry) and Sonja Crawford (Leon) both of Lincoln; 4 brothers, Clarence Crawford, Jr. (Vanessa) of Austin, Terry Crawford, Sr. of Rockdale, Dwain Crawford, Sr. (LaDressa) of Giddings and Virgil Crawford of Manor.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 11am at Rising Star Baptist Church in Rockdale, Texas with Pastor Richard Washington officiating. Burial will follow at Leo Cemetery in Lexington, Texas.

Visitation will be held Friday, August 12, 2016 from 3-4pm at Lang Memorial Funeral Home in Giddings and from 6-8pm at Morning Star Baptist Church in Lincoln.

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