Laquita Joy Crawford – August 12, 2017

Laquita Joy Crawford, 84, of Bushland, died Saturday, August 12, 2017

Graveside services will be at 3:00 P.M, Wednesday, August 16, 2017, in Palo Duro Cemetery in Wildorado with Bob Miller officiating. Arrangements are by the Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2008 Paramount Blvd.

Laquita was born March 12, 1933, in Throckmorton to Luther and Mabel Cribbs.  She graduated from Wildorado High School in 1950.  Following graduation from Draughons Business School, she began her working career as a secretary.  But, her most important job was being a loving wife, mom and grandmother.  Laquita was an excellent seamstress and enjoyed making all kinds of things for her children and grandchildren.

On June 28, 1951, she married Marshall Paul Crawford.  They were married 65 years prior to his death on Dec. 11, 2016.

She also was preceded in death by a son, Monty Crawford; a daughter Marsha Campbell; a brother Martin Cribbs; and a sister Billie Pryor.

She is survived by two daughters, Terri Robinson and husband Kevin and Polly Cheyne and husband Dennis; six grandchildren, Bryan Sparks and wife Carrah, Bart Cheyne and wife Jennifer, Britten Buster and husband Chris, Keli Gillis and husband Lyle, Nicole McWatters and husband Andrew, and Zack Crawford; and 11 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Derl Cribbs and wife Mary of Amarillo, Don Cribbs and wife Lillian of Wildorado, and Ronnie Cribbs and wife Carol of Rhome, Texas; two sisters, Dorothy Girken and husband Gene of Lees Summit, MO, Olivia Washburn of Calvert, Texas.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 P.M – 7:00 P.M, Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at the funeral home.

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