Martha Marie Crawford, age 83 of Palestine, Ohio passed away at 5:00 AM Wednesday September 7, 2016 in the Rest Haven Nursing Home of Greenville. Martha was born February 7, 1933 in Darke County Ohio and the daughter of the late Chalmer and Almena (McCown) Okey.
She was a homemaker and had been employed at the former Gade Nursing Home for many years. Martha was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Greenville.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Leonard Crawford January 21, 2006. Also by her brother Marvin Okey and nephew Eddie Spicer.
She is survived by her children Garry (Roslyn) Crawford of Antelope, CA., Jerry (Vickie) Crawford and Terry Crawford all of Greenville, Joyce Crawford Bonner and Debbie (Colin) Bennett all of Cincinnati; grandchildren Ryan Crawford, Tera (Joe) Huffman, Tayler Crawford, Jerrin (Brandi) Bennett, Jenise Bennett, Jason Crawford and Tristan Bonner; several step grandchildren and many great grandchildren; sisters Betty Archie of Union City, Ohio and June Spicer of Greenville, special nieces and nephews Bonnie Okey and Connie Thompson, Darrell Archie and Kevin Spicer as well as other nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday September 10, 2016 in the First United Methodist Church 202 West Fourth Street Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Angela Meeks and Mr. Richard Thompson co-officiating. Burial will follow in the Clemens Cemetery Darke County Ohio. The family will receive friends on Saturday 1 hour prior to the services in the church.
It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to Alzheimer’s Association or the Cancer Association of Darke County.
Funeral arrangements by Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio.
Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com