Athel L. Crutchfield Obit


Updated: 06 Sep 2009

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November 18, 1987
Sapulpa Herald
Creek Co. OK


Mr. Athel L. Crutchfield, 76, 1121 E. Denton, died Tuesday at Doctor’s Hospital, Tulsa

Services will be 3 p.m. Friday at Owen Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Kenneth Williams officiating.

Burial will be at Green Hills Memorial Gardens.

Casket bearers will be Mr. Crutchfield’s grandsons, Jay, Larry, Edward and Mike, and Duane Harwood and Bill Trail.

Mr. Crutchfield was born Oct 9, 1911, in Waldron, Ark. He worked for Meadow Gold as a route salesman for 33 years. He retired in 1974.

After retirement, he went to work as a security guard for the Tulsa Security Patrol. He was a member of the Ridgeway Baptist Church.

The Crutchfields lived in Sapulpa since 1942, moving here from Poteau, Okla.

Survivors include wife Bessie; sons bill C. of Sapulpa, Jim Pat of Saco, maine, and Boude D. of Dallas; daughters Kay Harwood of Sapulpa and Leta Bess Thompson of Cushing; brother Billy Dean of Tulsa; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

The family will headquarter at the home of Bill C. Crutchfield, 806 S. Bixby.