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Then on Saturday, Crawford will lie in state from 10 a.m. until her noon funeral at Cornerstone Church, 4680 Lexington Road in Athens.
Anyone wishing to assist the family with funeral costs should call the funeral home at 770-338-5558. Payments are accepted over the phone, a funeral home spokesman said.
In addition to her parents, Crawford is survived by nine siblings, according to the Rev. Markel Hutchins, who is serving as the family’s spokesperson. Hutchins said the Crawford family is devastated, but grateful for the outpouring of support.
“They not only need, but also deserve the public’s support in laying her to rest with the kind of dignity and decency she deserves,” Hutchins told The AJC.