Pauline grew up in Independence and graduated from Raytown High School in 1964. She later graduated from beautician school in Kansas City, Mo., and was a beauty operator for Macy's Department Store in Kansas City for eight years. She also worked as a waitress for the Italian Gardens Restaurant in Kansas City for 15 years. Pauline has lived in Nevada for the past seven years and worked at the Bar-H-Boys Ranch as a cook and most recently for the Cedar Ridge State School in Nevada. She was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Independence, Mo.
Survivors include one son, Kevin Crawford, Nevada; one daughter, Kellie Crawford, Joplin, Mo.; three grandchildren, Krystal Gibson, Nevada, Kyle Crawford, Joplin, Mo., and Khristoper Crawford of the home, whom she has raised since age two; three great-grandchildren, Shania, Scott, and Lane; and her mother, Betty Crose, Nevada. She was preceded in death by her father and one brother.
Memorial services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 26, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, with the Rev. Terry Mosher officiating. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at the funeral home.
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