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Irene Voorhees Crawford

May 12, 1928 — June 9, 2007

Services for Irene Voorhees Crawford, 79, of Canadian, Texas, will be at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, June 12, 2007 at the Central Baptist Church with Rev. Rick Timmons, officiating. Burial will follow in Edith Ford Memorial Cemetery in Canadian, TX under the direction of Hughs Funeral Home of Canadian, Texas. Mrs. Crawford passed away Saturday, June 9, 2007 in Amarillo, Texas. Irene was born on May 12, 1928 in Huntoon, TX to the late Mr. George Latham and Mrs. Lilly Jewell Latham. She attended grammar school in Huntoon, TX and was a graduate of Perryton High School. She married Jack Voorhees on May 12, 1946 in Booker, TX. They moved to Canadian, TX in 1968 from Perryton, TX. He preceded her in death on December 15, 1977. Irene worked for the United States Postal Service as a clerk until retiring in 1989. She was a member of the Central Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Sheryl Shaw on February 6, 2006. She was also preceded in death by three brothers and one sister. She is survived by one son, Barry Voorhees and wife Karen of Canadian, TX; two daughters, Sandy Boyer and husband Lynn of Arlington, TX; Sharlene Kuhne and husband Bill of Los Banos, CA; 20 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. The family suggests memorials be sent to Hemphill County Hospice, 1020 South 4th St., Canadian, TX 79014 or Central Baptist Church, 108 6th St., Canadian, TX 79014.
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