Crystal Lynn Edwards, 23, of Wichita Falls died Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011, in Arlington, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011, at First United Methodist Church in Crowell, Texas, with Dr. Charles Hundley of Marble Falls, Texas — assisted by Ken Rowland of Crowell, Texas, and the Rev. David MacDonald, pastor of First United Methodist Church of Crowell, Texas — officiating. Burial will follow Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011, at Crowell Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, at Womack-Manard Funeral Home in Crowell, Texas.
Crystal was born May 15, 1988, in Childress, Texas. She married Jody Blake Brotherwood on Dec. 15, 2010, in Delphos, Ohio. She had been a resident of Wichita Falls since 2006 and a former Crowell resident.
She was a 2006 graduate of Crowell High School, where she was a cheerleader for four years, was active in drama and one act plays, advanced to UIL Regional in persuasive speaking and one act play, was active in the FFA 4-H Stock Show and was homecoming queen in 2005.
She was very interested in history and received a scholarship to New York. She was a criminal justice major at Century City Vernon College. She attended the First United Methodist Church of Crowell. She was a devoted and loving mother.
She is survived by her husband, Jody Brotherwood of Wichita Falls, Texas; son, Joshua Waylon Brotherwood of Wichita Falls, Texas; a stepson, Jackson Cash Brotherwood of Wichita Falls, Texas; parents, Delbert and Toni Glover and James Edwards, all of Crowell, Texas; grandparents, L.M. “Son” Glover of Crowell, Texas and J. R. and Gloria Edwards of Thalia, Texas; two brothers, Jay Edwards of Wichita Falls, Texas, and Jackson Glover of Crowell, Texas; and “sister,” Kristen McGreger of Crowell, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Norman and Jean Hopper and Joyce Glover; and two uncles, Robert Edwards and Robert Walker.
The family suggests memorials be made to First Baptist Church Youth Fund, P.O. Box 179, Crowell, Texas 79227; or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 106, Crowell, Texas 79227.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Womack-Manard Funeral Home, Crowell, Texas.