STERLING PRICE CRAWLEY, 81, of Ranger, died Dec. 24,
1996, with burial in Evergreen Cemetery at Ranger,
Mr. Crawley was born in Anson, TX, on Nov. 10, 1915.
He was the son of Alvin Edward & Ethel Neill Crawley
of Ranger. He graduated from Ranger High School
in 1932 and then attended Texas Tech University in
Lubbock. In 1939, he married Gladys Hildegard Larson
(RHS-1938) of Ranger. He was a World War II Army
Veteran before returning to Ranger to own and operate
a Pontiac dealership for 14 years. In the early 50s,
Price was the Mayor of Ranger as well as an active
Jaycee. He helped organize the Ranger chapter and
served as a state director. In the early 50s, he
was appointed by Governor Allen Shivers and served
on the Board of Regents of Texas Southern University.
In 1954, he moved his family to Midland, TX, where
he owned and operated a drug store for over 30 years.
He was a member of the Masonic lodge #738 and the
First United Methodist Church.
Survivors at the time of his death include his wife,
of Ranger, two children, Sterling Crawley1 of Austin
and his wife Susan, Sharon Garner and her husband
Lynn of Houston; two grandsons, P.A. Overstreet of
Houston & Neal Overstreet of Huntsville; two sisters,
Anita Crawley Perry (RHS-1934) of Lake Jackson and
Jeane Crawley Milliken (RHS-1945) of Weatherford. He
was preceded in death by his brother, Deane Crawley
SON: STERLING "SKIP" PRICE CRAWLEY, III, died March 17,
1998 at Austin and was buried in Evergreen
Cemetery in Ranger, TX.
He was born on July 30, 1946 in Ranger, but moved
with his family to Midland, TX, in 1954 and
received most of his schooling there. He was a
member of the North Austin Christian Church. He
worked in radio for many years. He was preceded
in death by his father, Sterling Price Crawley
Survivors include his wife, Susan Lynn Crawley of
Austin; his mother, Gladys Crawley (RHS-1938) of
Ranger; a sister, Sharon Gardner and husband Lynn
of Houston; and nephews, Neal & Aleric Overstreet