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Thelma (Crawford) Fox

June 10, 1926 ~ September 6, 2017 (age 91)

Mrs. Thelma Crawford Fox, 91, of Statesville, passed away Wednesday, September 6, 2017, at the Gordon Hospice House surrounded by family and friends.

Mrs. Fox was born in Iredell County on June 10, 1926, and was the daughter of the late E.W. Crawford and Blanche Shell Crawford.  She attended Scotts High School and on May 15, 1943, she married Devon E. Fox, who preceded her in death.

Mrs. Fox was a homemaker and a member of Providence United Methodist Church.

She loved cooking, gardening, quilting, and crocheting.  Most of all though, she loved God, her church and her family.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Daniel, Watt, and Paul Crawford along with five sisters, Catherine Crawford, Hazel Hall, Cleora Hedrick, Sarah Bustle, and Jean Crawford Trent.

Left to cherish her memory are two sons, Douglas Fox and Richard Fox (Dana), one daughter, Mary F. Holton (John); two grandsons, John D. Holton and Andy Fox (Colleen Birney) along with a host of nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be conducted at 2:00 PM Sunday, September 10, 2017, at Providence United Methodist Church with Pastor David Locke officiating.  The family will visit with friends following the service.  A private burial will precede the memorial service.  Active pallbearers will be John Holton, Andy Fox, Ryan Oelenberger, Vic Ellis, Chuck Fox, and Steve Gatton.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Providence UMC, 1273 Old Mocksville Road, Statesville, NC 28625.

Online condolences can be made to the family at and Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family of Thelma Fox.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Providence UMC
1273 Old Mocksville Road, Statesville NC 28625
Tel: 1-704-873-8971

 Service Information

Memorial Service
September 10, 2017

2:00 PM
Providence United Methodist Church
1273 Old Mocksville Road
Statesville, NC 28625

Private Committal

Visitation Following Service

Providence United Methodist Church
1273 Old Mocksville Road
Statesville, NC 28625

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