Gloria Jean Perot Crawford,age 67 of Columbia was born on April 27, 1953 at Monroe, LA to the union of Dave Perot and Hazel Mae Sikes Perot and passed from this life on May 15, 2020 at the Citizens Medical Center in Columbia following an extended illness. Gloria was preceded in death by her parents and by five of her ten siblings: Helen Laffoon, Marie Breland, Deloyd Perot , Shelby Perot and Jerry Perot.
Left to cherish her beloved memory are her husband: Ronnie Wayne Crawford of Columbia; four sons: Brian Keith Perot (Lacie Anderson Perot) of Columbia, Billy Wayne Crawford (Pamela) of West Monroe, Jerry Lee Crawford (Cherie) Mer Rouge and Roger Dale Crawford of West Monroe; three brothers: Clifton Perot (Debbie) of Olla, Junior Perot of Columbia and Marty Perot (Deanne) of Columbia; two sisters: Shirley Masters of Rayville and Judy Carraway (Gene) of Columbia; thirteen grandchildren, also two grandchildren that she raised: Jeremy Lee Crawford, Kristin Perot and nine great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Serving as pallbearers will be Timothy Crawford, Alan Crawford, Dakota Masters, Paul Carraway, Jerry Wayne Perot, Bobby Perot, Patrick Crawford and James Crawford.
Graveside services will be officiated by Rev. Mark Dannehl and will be under direction of Riser & Son Funeral Home of Columbia.
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