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Emma Crawford Nelson

March 28, 1945 ~ August 17, 2022 (age 77)


Mrs. Emma Crawford Nelson was born on March 28, 1945, to the
late Versie Ree Crawford and Johnnie B. Crawford. She was one
of ten siblings. Her early education came from Seminole Training
School in Donalsonville, Georgia, where she graduated in 1963.

Emma was retired from the State of Florida, working for Landmark
Learning Center, after thirty-one years of service. As a dedicated
woman of God, she served and worshipped at Faith Annointed
Ministries in Miami, Florida, for over thirty years. Her kindness
and compassion were unparalleled.Mrs. Nelson was the profound
mother of two sons and a daughter.

On Wednesday, August 17, 2022, she earned the reward for which
she strived. Emma was relieved of her stewardship on Earth and
became a light within those who love and remember her.

She meets her parents and four siblings, sister, Elease Morris,
brother, Ronnie Crawford, sister, Daisy King, and sister, Delores
Harvey. Her youngest son, Timothy Crawford also preceded her in
arrival to a paradise beyond.

Her legacy is carried by: her son and daughter, Larry Crawford
and Rita Crawford; her grandsons, Jean Crawford and Rashad
Crawford (Shonta); one sister, Verna Jean Bryant (Melvin); four
brothers, Danny Battle (Rhonda), Dennis Crawford, Mickey
Crawford, and Eudarn Crawford; her four great-grandsons,
Aumarii Sylvester, Aurien Crawford, Austin Crawford, Xaiden
Hanks and Kendric Henderson; and great-granddaughter, Kiara
Richardson, and her loving nieces and nephew. Her memories are
carried by those who love her and those whom she loved.

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August 26, 2022

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bouie Memorial Chapel
502 West Shotwell Street
Bainbridge, GA 39819

Funeral Service
August 27, 2022

1:00 PM
Live Oak AME Church
402 Baldwin Street
Donalsonville, GA 39845

Interment following funeral service
August 27, 2022

Galilee Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
River Road
Donalsonville, GA 39845

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