Bernice Crawford

Obituary of Bernice Crawford

Bernice Crawford, age 94, of Vandalia, died peacefully Wednesday, May 15, 2019 in the comfort of her family’s presence.

She was born December 31, 1924 in Thomasville, Alabama to Sam and Jessi White.

Bernice was best known as “Grammy” and babysitter.

Bernice will be greatly missed by family and friends.  She is survived by daughter, Joanne Hall and Tracy Lofton, both of Vandalia; sons, William P. Lofton and Ellis J. Lofton Sr., both of Vandalia; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; sisters, Bessie Robinson, Mary Lou, Evelyn Hatch, Virginia, Ann Wilson, Gean Livingston, all of Alabama; brothers, Billy White of Alabama; and a host of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Charles W. Lofton; five brothers, Louis White, Jesse White, Oddie White, John White, and Norman White.

The family will observe a private remembrance.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Connelly Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, Cassopolis.  Please share a memory or a message online.

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