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Martha Lee Crawford 1931-2020

Thursday, September 3, 2020
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Martha Lee Crawford, 88, of Wichita Falls, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 27.

Funeral services were held Monday at Lunn’s Colonial Funeral Home chapel.

A daughter of the late Johnnie (Cunningham) and Dewey L. Reasor, Martha was born on Sept. 24, 1931, in Wichita Falls. She married W. T. (Dub) Crawford, Jr. on Oct. 12, 1971, in Denton County.

Martha was a hairdresser owning many salons. The first one being The Parisian and later the salon from which she retired from on the property of her home, About Face, Beauty by Martha. She was a member of the Texas Hairdressers and Cosmetologists Association, serving as president of Affiliate 23 as well as commentator for several beauty shows. She later developed her own make-up foundation and offered many services in her salons such as health and wellness, massage, and facials.

She was a member of Wichita Falls Seventh Day Adventist Church. She spent many years leading the women’s group, Sabbath school, and being the director for vacation bible school. She was known for making mums for family and friends at homecoming time in Iowa Park, arranging flowers on the whim for anyone that needed them, as well babysitting little ones. She and Dub enjoyed travelling to Ruidoso, New Mexico in the summers with family. Occasionally they would reenact the old chuck wagon cook offs at Flying J Ranch in New Mexico with her sister, Peggi and brother-in-law Ted Anderson. She enjoyed cooking and collecting cookbooks.

Along with her parents, she was also preceded in death by her siblings, Bill Reasor and Peggi Anderson.

She is survived by husband, Dub; their children, Ted Berry and Ronny Berry, both of Iowa Park, Steve Berry of Arkansas, Mike Crawford of Wichita Falls, and Rodney Whatley of Sanger; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren:

For those desiring, the family suggest memorial contributions be sent to Hospice of Wichita Falls, 4909 Johnson Road, Wichita Falls, Texas 76310.