Billie Joe Crawford of Miami, Oklahoma passed from this life Monday, February 25, 2019 at Eastwood Manor in Commerce, Oklahoma. He was 95.

Billie was born January 24, 1924 in Anderson, Missouri to Claude Love and Ruth (Scott) Crawford. He had lived in the Cardin, OK area for 77 years  and was a member of the Cardin Baptist Church.  He was a Lead and Zinc miner.    

Billie loved gardening, metal crafting, fishing and helping his neighbors.

Billie was preceded in death by his wife Delpha Crawford in 2005, two sons Larry Lee Crawford and Frankie Lee Crawford, one daughter Carolyn Crawford, his parents, two brothers Jack Crawford and Kenneth Max Crawford, four sisters Etha Davis, Hazel Richardson, Dora Lee Cantrell and Wilma Mae Crawford.  

He is survived by two daughters Patricia Ann Kerley and husband Buddy of Miami, Oklahoma and Susie Jo Stone and husband Lloyd of Miami, Oklahoma, four grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and seven great great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, February 28, 2019 at Cardin Baptist Church, east of Miami, Oklahoma. Rev. Geoff Buffalo and Rev. Bock White will officiate. Interment will be in New Bethel Cemetery in Anderson, Missouri.  Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.  The family will receive friends from 12 to 1 p.m. Thursday prior to service at the church.  Services have been placed in the care of the Paul Thomas Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Miami, Oklahoma. Online condolences may be made at