Deacon Archie Lee Crawford, Jr., 75, transitioned on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 on his way to church for Bible Study. He was born January 16, 1945 in Montgomery County, Mississippi to Archie Lee Crawford, Sr. and Flora Yates Crawford. Archie was a member and Deacon at Greater New Hope M.B. Church, Myrtle, MS and was a United States Army Veteran.
He is survived by his wife; Jeannelle Garner Crawford of New Albany, MS, sons; James (Marilyn) Garner of Cordova, TN, James W. Hill of Kilmichael, MS and daughter; Tamara Y. Crawford of Arlington, TX, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. His son, Kendrick Crawford preceded him in death.
Visitation; Friday, January 31, 2020 from 4 to 6 p.m., Serenity-Simmons Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at New Birth Community Church 408 Clarke Street, New Albany, MS. Burial will take place at New Beginnings True Bible Way Church Cemetery, Myrtle, MS. Serenity-Simmons Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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