Sharon Elaine Burnett Crawford


Funeral for Sharon Elaine Burnett Crawford, 61,
Guthrie, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Assembly
of God Church in Fletcher, with the Rev. Scott
Carper officiating.

Mrs. Crawford died Thursday, June 10, 2010,
in Guthrie, following a seven-year battle with
lung cancer.

She will be laid to rest next to her mother in the
Fletcher Cemetery, under direction of Fletcher
Funeral Home.

Sharon was born Feb. 18, 1949, in Lawton, to
L. B. Burnett and Pauline Etter Burnett.

Sharon lived in Lawton during her childhood
and attended Lawton Public Schools.

She married James Edward Brown on March
15, 1969, and moved to Indianapolis.  After her
husband's death on Aug. 24, 1973, she moved
to Kentucky.

Sharon married Wayne Taylor Crawford on Feb.
11, 1978, and the had been happily married for
the past 32 years. Sharon and Wayne moved to
Oklahoma in 1981 and had lived in Guthrie for
the past 25 years.

Sharon was an accomplished artist.  Some family
members have the good fortune of owning some
of her paintings

Sharon also designed the websites of OKBits,
CCOGS, Comanche and Cotton County 
GenWeb sites, as well as her Aunt Margie's
and her own website.

Sharon loved to work on restoring old and
damaged photographs, and she was amazed
that people would send her the originals to work

Sharon loved her grandchildren; Kristi, Cody,
Justin, Taylor, Ashley, Skylar, Van and Marggie.
Her face would glow when she talked of her

Sharon was a member of the original Etter
Reunion Committee that organized the Etter
Reunion in 1986.  She would decorate the Honor
Table and helped wherever she was needed.

She is survived by her husband, Wayne
Crawford, of the home; daughter and husband,
Kimberly and John Koumbis of Mustang; son, 
Jimmy Jon Brown, of Guthrie; eight grand-
children:  Kristi Bahavar, of Mustang; Cody
Bahavar, of Edmond; Justin Brown, of Guthrie;
Skylar Koumbis, of Muskogee; Taylor Brown
and Ashley Marcin, of Tennessee; Van and
Marggie Crawford of Kentucky; two sisters and
five brothers: Geneva Carpenter, of Lawton;
Kathy Lair, of Tulsa; Don Burnett, Stuart, Fla.;
Melvin Burnett, of Cache; David Burnett, of 
Dallas; Glen Burnett, Crowley, Texas; and
Johnny Burnett, of Elgin.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her
stepfather, Earl Golemon,; her first husband, Jim
Brown; and a grandson, James Edward Brown.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today and
from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial Contributions may be
made to the Oklahoma Cancer Society.

An online guest book available at


Margie Etter
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