Gail Crawford-Noble


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Posted Online: Nov. 27, 2012, 6:26 pm
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Gail Crawford-Noble, 76, of Aledo, died on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at Trinity Rock Island.
Funeral services are 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at Fippinger Funeral Home, Aledo. Private burial will be at a later date. Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Fippinger's. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to the Mercer County Animal Shelter and online condolences may be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.
She was born on Sept. 13, 1936, in Beatrice, Neb., to JD and Pearl Wells Crawford. She graduated from Alpha High School. She married Rex Dixon. She later married Jerry E. Noble on Aug. 3, 1991, in Aledo.
Gail was employed at various businesses in Aledo. She was a member of the Mercer County VFW Post 1571 Auxiliary. She rebuilt and refinished antique furniture and enjoyed attending yard sales and flea markets. She also enjoyed crocheting, needlework and had a great love for animals, especially her cats.
She is survived by her husband, Jerry, one son, Randy (Gloria) Dixon and one daughter, Julie (Scott) Balmer, all of Aledo; five granddaughters; three great-grandchildren; one brother, Larry (Marilyn) Crawford, Alpha; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a daughter, Stacey.












 




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