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Gertrude Elizabeth Crawford Hammett || Obituary

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Gertrude Elizabeth Crawford Hammett 98, of Blossom, died at 10:20 p.m., Monday, June 10, 2019 at Spring Lake Assisted Living Center.  Funeral services are set for 2 p.m., Saturday, June 15, 2019 in Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Burgie Thompson and Rev. Mike Shupp officiating.  Burial will follow in Knights of Honor Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until service time on Saturday at the funeral home. Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.

Gertrude was born October 22, 1920 in Deport, Texas to William Henry and Lillie Mae Land Smith.  She married Reginal Dee Crawford on December 9, 1939 and he died July 9, 1987.  Mrs. Hammett then married Andrew Cayce Hammett on October 24, 1992 and he preceded her in death on February 24, 2013.  She was a homemaker and oldest living member of First Baptist Church in Blossom.

Survivors include her two children, Gary Crawford and wife, Sharon and Linda Mowery and husband, Frank, all of Paris; five grandchildren, Sheri Starkey of Fort Worth, Sheila Lobert and husband, Tom of San Antonio, Darren Mowery and wife, Stephanie of Lavon, Kevin Mowery of Hallsville, and Katie Swafford and husband, Jack of Allen; five great-grandchildren, Sarah Starkey, Tommy Lobert, Matthew Mowery, Erin Mowery, and Meili Mowery; and three sisters-in-law, Winnie Steele, Joyce Crawford, Bonnie Crawford; one brother-in-law, Johnny Crawford and wife, Marion; and numerous nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Clara Gable, Bessie Garrett, Edith Crawford, Troy Smith, Elmer Smith, Claude Smith, and Melvin Smith; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Raymond Crawford, Earl Crawford, Sam Crawford, Ethel Jackson, Clarence Crawford, Arthur B. Crawford, Lee Mahan, Marvin Crawford, Joe Crawford, Iris Crawford, Muriel Crawford, Lois Crawford, Marshall Crawford, and Frank Crawford.

Online condolences may be made to the Crawford-Hammett family by visiting www.fry-gibbs.com.

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