Ida Odene Malone Crawford

Ida Odene Malone Crawford, 74, of Stuttgart, Arkansas, passed away on November 10, 2020. 

Mrs. Crawford was born May 8, 1946, in DeWitt to Clifford Bill and Ida Odene Barnett Malone. She was a homemaker and member of Aberdeen First Baptist Church. She loved her church, family and friends.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dewey T. Crawford; daughter, Elizabeth “Liz” Welshans Wright; grandson, Bobby Welshans, Jr.; and brothers, Larry, Arvin, Eddie, David and Alford Malone. 

She was the loving mother of Bobby Welshans (Kathy) of Boston, Kentucky, Susie Welshans Adams (Keith) of DeWitt, Arkansas, and Alfred Welshans (Patti) of Douglasville, Georgia. Other survivors are siblings, Sue Mensch (Cecil) of Aberdeen, Clifford Malone Jr., Thomas Malone, Richard Malone (Diane) and Norma Cloud (Mike); and three grandchildren, Leslie Welshans Hall, Hunter and Sean Welshans.

Funeral services, officiated by Pastor Randy Lee, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Aberdeen First Baptist Church with burial following at Thompson Cemetery.

Viewing will be 12-5 p.m. Thursday at Turpin Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Aberdeen First Baptist Church, 2208 S. Main, Stuttgart, Ark. 72160 . 


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