Lorena Mae Crawford, 88, wife of the late Carl Crawford, passed away Sunday, March 19, 2023 at her home.
Born April 1, 1934 in Isom, Virginia to the late Lloyd & Stella Mullins Phipps, she was a former employee of Bell & Howell, the former owner & operator of Stoner Inn and worked for several years in the cafeteria at Johnson-Mathers Nursing Home. Lorena loved playing bingo, working in her flower garden and spending time with her family, especially her cherished grandchildren.
Surviving are 3 sons: Larry Corder, of Carlisle, Lester Corder, of Georgetown, and Garry (Sandy) Crawford, of Carlisle; 3 daughters, Linda (Paul) Bell, of West Virginia, Joyce (Harold) Gerstein and Glenna Nolan, both of Carlisle; 4 brothers: Lester, Kyle, Ron & Paul Phipps; 2 sisters, Mary Deel and Martha Musick; 11 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.
Also preceding her in death were 6 brothers: Avery, Vernon, Sylvester, Clifford, Chester & James Phipps, and 3 sisters: Bertha Mullins, Elmira Smith & Irene Haynes.
Services will be 1:00 P.M. Thursday, March 23rd at Mathers-Gaunce Funeral Home by Bro. Richard Gardner. Burial will follow in Carlisle Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 6:00 P.M. Wednesday.
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