Betty Jean Cassle Crawford – January 7, 2013

Betty Jean Cassle Crawford, 83, of Dickinson, Texas, formerly of Amarillo, died Monday, January 7, 2013.
A memorial service will be held in Amarillo at a later date.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Betty was born June 25, 1929. in Plainview, Texas to Daniel and Mollie Cassle.  Her family moved to Amarillo while she was in high school and she graduated from Amarillo High in 1947.  Betty continued her education and graduated from the Northwest Texas School of Nursing in 1950 as a Registered Nurse.  While attending nursing school, friendships were made which continued until her death, 65 years later.
She married Jack Crawford in Tucumcari, New Mexico on November 6, 1954.
Betty was a charter member of Pleasant Valley Church of Christ in Amarillo and most recently attended the Dickinson Church Christ in Dickinson, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her parents and 2 sisters, Alice Cassle and Jackie Trussell,
Survivors include her husband and 2 daughters, Judy Crawford of Dickinson, Texas and Jana Duncan and husband Kevin of Amarillo; and two granddaughters, Keely Cooksey and husband Ben and Darci Duncan, all of Amarillo.
The family suggest memorials be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 841125, Dallas, TX 75284-1125; or the American Kidney Fund (

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