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January 23, 1992
Creek Co. Ok.
Former Sapulpan William L. Crothers, 82, of Houston, died Jan 10, in Houston.
Funeral services were held Jan 14, at the Geo. H. Lewis & Sons funeral Home
with the Rev. William Stell officiating.
Burial followed in Memorial Oaks Cemetery.
He was born Nov 10, 1910, in Sapulpa, and was a graduate of the University of
Oklahoma. He had lived in Houston since 1958, where he was a petroleum engineer
with Humble Petroleum before his retirement. He was an active volunteer, officer
and director at Taping for the Blind for 25 years and was awarded the City of
Houston Mayor’s Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service in 1989. He was a
longtime life master, officer and director of the Houston Chapter of the ACBL.
He was preceded in death by Elaine Crothers.
Survivors include wife Bonnie; daughter Nancy J. Crothers; son William L.
Crothers Jr.; stepsons Jeffery R. Story and Stephen E. Story; brother Irving
Crothers of Sapulpa and six grandchildren.
In Lieu of other remembrances, the family suggests donations to Taping for the Blind,
3935 Essex, Houston, TX 77027.