August 18, 1952
Mrs. R. S. Crawford
Mrs. Rosa S. Crawford, 62, of Buckroe Beach, died in Riverside Hospital Sunday morning at 6:30. She was born Nov. 3, 1889, at Dover, N.C.
Her father was A. L. Smith and mother was Mrs. Maria Mercher Smith.
She was a member of the Emmanuel Episcopal Church, in Phoebus.
Surviving are three children, Mrs. E. G. Reese and Mrs. J. F. Freeman, both of Buckroe, and a son, George C. Broadstreet, of New Bern, N.C.; three sisters, Mrs. E. A. Burt, of Raleigh; Mrs. Eugene Simpson and Miss Swannie Smith of New Bern, N. C.; six grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. today at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church with the Rev. George R. S. Little, officiating. At 9 this morning there will be a requiem celebration of the Holy Communion with the rector as the celebrant. The body will be brought to the church and a vigil maintained until the burial office is begun.
The pallbearers will be the following vestrymen of Emmanuel Church; F. L. Clarke, R. B. Merrell, F. S. Howard, B. F. Stafford, B. W. Oliver and R. L. Bailey.
Burial will be in Peninsula Memorial Park.