Peggy Crawford, age 65, of Coleman, died Monday, May 21, 2018, at Abilene Regional Medical Center. Funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 25, at First Baptist Church, 200 E. College Avenue, Coleman, with Rev. John Stanislaw, former pastor of the church, officiating. Graveside service will be held 4:00 p.m. Friday at the Pleasant Valley Cemetery, near Stamford, in Jones County. Services are under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home, Coleman.
She was born Peggy Gale Wedeking on February 6, 1953, in Anson, Texas, the daughter of Arnold J. H. and Sarah Jo Chaney Wedeking. She grew up in Stamford and graduated from Stamford High School in 1971. She attended Western Texas College in Snyder. On June 21, 1975 she married Mike Crawford in Stamford. Following their marriage, they lived in Wichita Falls and Haskell before moving to Coleman in 1994. Peggy enjoyed singing and gardening and was an antique collector who bought and sold antiques. She was a devoted wife and mother, as well as a homemaker. She was a member of First Baptist Church where she had served as chairman of the events committee as well as the flower committee where she made seasonal arrangements for the church. In the last several years she had suffered with ill health and was unable to do the activities with the church that she enjoyed so much, such as helping with Vacation Bible School.
She is survived by her husband, Mike Crawford of Coleman; one son, Duston Crawford of Coleman; her mother, Sarah Jo Wedeking of Stamford; a brother, Alan Wedeking of Stamford; a nephew, Zane Wedeking and wife Lucy of Stamford and a niece, Jessica Weatherly of Fort Worth; great-nephew, Shalako Wedeking and great-niece, Anna Wedeking.
She was preceded in death by her father, Arnold Wedeking.
The family suggests memorials be made to the West Texas Rehabilitation Center, 4601 Hartford, Abilene, Texas 79605.
Visitation will be held Thursday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home, 400 W. Pecan Street, Coleman, Texas 76834.
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