Dena “Nell” Crawford

Dena “Nell” Crawford

Dena Lanell “Nell” Miller Crawford, 87, of Columbia, passed from this life on Sunday, September 22, 2019 at the Haven Nursing Center in Columbia Heights.

She was born July 20, 1932 in Baskin to the union of her parents, Willie Leon Miller and Ina Garner Miller.

Nell, as she was known by family and friends,  loved to work in her flower garden. Her green thumb was evident in the colorful display of beautiful flowers in her yard. She was a wonderful cook and loved cooking for her family and friends.

Services were held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 25, in the chapel of Riser Funeral Home in Columbia with Rev. Jeff Robinson officiating.

Interment followed in the Old Catahoula Cemetery at Enterprise under direction of Riser Funeral Home of Columbia.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Floyd Gerald Crawford, Sr.; daughter, Susan Renee Crawford; brother, J. C. Miller and sisters: Lavelle Milby, Willie Ester Ellerman and Faye Carr.

Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Marilyn McGuffee and husband, Keith; sons, Floyd Gerald Crawford, Jr. and wife Terri and Lloyd Chad Crawford and wife Robin; sister, Janette Durham; grandchildren: Jeremy Dale, Heath Dale, Dustin Crawford and Brandon Book, five great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

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