Grandpa Thompson’s FindaGrave Memorial Page includes a transcription of his obituary. The page also includes his Navy Photo and a photo of his military tombstone. I added those pages to the Memorial Page created by Rosa Cline.
The Madison County Record
22 May 1997
Crawford H. Thompson, 70, of Springdale died May 19, 1997, at Springdale. He was born April 29, 1927, at Truth, Ark., the son of Vernon and Venna Stansel Thompson. He was a retired machinist, a U.S. Navy veteran and a Baptist.
Survivors include his widow, Gwendolyn Stout Thompson of the home, to whom he was married July 26, 1947; four sons, James Thompson of Fayetteville, Danny Thompson of Cassville, Mo., Jimmy Roy Thompson of Springdale and Jerry Stout of Oark; one brother, Johnny Thompson of Springdale; four sisters, Ruth Griggs of Rogers, Dixie Elsie of Huntsville, Rosie Dolph of Tulsa, Okla., and Estelle Stamps of Cave Springs; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 22, at the Sisco Funeral Chapel of Springdale with the Rev. Cecil Garrison officiating. Burial will be in the Friendship Cemetery.