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Sammy Dale Crawford

January 29, 1955 — December 31, 2019

Sammy Dale Crawford

Sammy Dale Crawford, 64, of Commerce, Texas passed from this world into God's arms on December 31, 2019 in Commerce, Texas.

Sammy was born January 29, 1955 in Paris, Texas to Muriel and Billy Jo Crawford. They later moved to Blossom, Texas where Sammy would live until he graduated high school from Praireland High School in Pattonville, Texas in 1973.

After graduation, Sammy then joined the United States Army and was honorably discharged in 1975. After leaving the Army, he went to work at E-Systems (now known as L3 Communications) and retired after 33 years as an electrical engineer.

Sammy grew up attending East Post Oak Missionary Baptist Church in Blossom, Texas then later raised his boys in First Baptist Church of Commerce, Texas.

Sammy is survived by his life partner Jane (Essary) Crawford of Commerce, Texas. Together they raised three boys: Michael Lee Parks and wife Toni of Gilmer, Texas, Martin Dale Crawford of Gilmer, Texas, and Matthew Clyde Crawford of Commerce, Texas. He is also survived by grandson William Thomas Parks of Gilmer, Texas; special sister Paula Mortensen and husband Morris of Blossom, Texas and their two daughters Jennifer Taylor of Pattonville, Texas and Jessica Anderton of Greenville, Texas; special friends Bobby and Katy Smith of Blossom, Texas, George and Pam Woods of Blossom, Texas; very special aunt Bonnie Crawford of Paris, Texas; special friend Kevin Arrington of Greenville, Texas; brother Vernon Randall Crawford and wife Anna of Blossom, Texas; nephews Randy Crawford and wife Kristy of Pattonville, Texas, Jacky Crawford and wife Tonya of Texarkanna, Texas; four great nieces.

Sammy is preceded in death by infant son Samuel David Crawford, parents, and brother Terry Dewayne Crawford.

Funeral Services for Sammy will be held at the Jones-Walker and Son Funeral Chapel on Saturday January 4, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. with Bro. Terry Bryan officiating. Family and friends will gather for visitation immediately following the service.

A private family interment will be held at a later date.

Jane and the boys would like to express special thanks to the employees of Omega's Restaurant, Hunt County EMS and Commerce Police Department for coming to Sammy's aid. God bless you all.

The boys and Jane would especially like to thank Vie Bozeman and Krystle Lewis for coming to her side at Omega's and helping her.

Funeral Service

Saturday, January 04, 2020
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Jones-Walker & Son Chapel
1209 Live Oak
Commerce, Texas 75428

Friends & Family Gathering

Saturday, January 04, 2020
1:45 PM - 2:30 PM

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