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Sunday June 23rd, 2019
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Sunday June 23rd, 2019
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Monday June 24th, 2019

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Melynda Lea Crawford

Melynda Lea (Forsythe) Crawford was born September 14, 1963 in Davenport, Iowa to Marion Luella (Dreier) and Phillip Earl Forsythe.  She graduated high school from Bettendorf and later graduated from St. Ambrose University in 1987.

On July 3, 1999 Melynda was united in marriage to Harold Dean Crawford in LeClaire, Iowa.  She worked as a bookkeeper for Voltmaster in Corydon, Madison County Hospital, Decatur County Hospital and cooked at the Tingley Mealsite.  Melynda enjoyed volunteering in the community. She was involved with International Association of Rebekah Assemblies, United Methodist Church, Animal Rescue and the American Legion.

Melynda passed away June 20, 2019 at the Ringgold County Hospital in Mount Ayr. She was preceded in death by her father, parents-in-law William and Catherine Crawford; brother Jim Forsythe; brothers-in-law Bill Beech, Jim Hullinger and Ron Mulvania; nephews Kendall Crawford and Matthew Austin. 

Left to cherish her memory are her husband Harold; daughters Samantha Syndi Crawford and Jennifer (Brian) Quick; nieces that she considered daughters Betsy (Ed) Davis, Amanda Mulvania and Kristy Mulvania; grandchildren Chad and Rebecca Quick; brothers Fred (Karen) Hethcote, Ted (Stevie) Hethcote and Dale Forsythe; sister Melanie Forsythe; mother Marion Forsythe; brothers-in-law Donald (Cham) Crawford, Larry (Marlene) Crawford, John (Donna) Crawford and Bernard (Marla) Crawford; sisters-in-law Ann Beech, Rosemary Hullinger and Doris Crawford.

Services: 10:00 a.m. – Monday, June 24, 2019 at the United Methodist Church – Mount Ayr

Officiants: Pastors Melvin Ammon & Jodi Rushing

Open Visitation: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Sunday, June 23

Family Present: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Sunday, June 23 at Armstrong Funeral Home – Mount Ayr    

Memorials: United Methodist Church or Ringgold County Public Health

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I am so sorry for your loss, I did not see this earlier.

Sandra (Wanamaker) Hodgson Jul 3 2019 12:00 AM

We would like to express our deepest sympathy. May those precious memories be foremost in your hearts and minds during this difficult time.
Isaiah 25:8

Jackson Family Jun 30 2019 12:00 AM

We share your sorrow. We will miss Melynda. Holding you close in our thoughts and prayers.

Michell Ricker Jun 23 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Melynda Crawford

Melanie Forsythe Jun 23 2019 12:00 AM

A Small Dish Garden was ordered on June 22, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Jun 22 2019 12:00 AM

I enjoyed working for Harold and Melynda at the caf. She kept a positive attitude and was able to see Sam graduate from college. We look forward to seeing Melynda alive again in the resurrection. Jesus promised, "Do not be amazed at this, because the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out, those who did good things to a resurrection of life." John 5:28, 29

Jim & Donna Adams Jun 22 2019 12:00 AM

Thinking of all of you at this difficult time. She will be missed

Sharla Norris Jun 22 2019 12:00 AM

So very sorry for your loss! Sending Prayers and Hugs to you all!

Alan and Ellen Jensen Jun 22 2019 12:00 AM

My sincerest sympathies to my daughter Jennifer Quick and her half-sister Samantha, my son-in-law Brian andmy Grandchildren on the loss of Melynda. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Betty Crawford Jun 22 2019 12:00 AM

My sympathies to all of you at this sad time. Melynda was a wonderful lady. Prayers to all of you and may she Rest In Peace.

Judy Schaefer Fitzgibbon Jun 22 2019 12:00 AM

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