Dorothy Plummer Crawford

Dot was a volunteer for the Fair and Off-Season Food Committees and worked in the Coke Booth.


Dorothy Plummer Crawford, 95, of Buckingham’s Choice Retirement Community, Adamstown, Maryland, affectionately known by all as Dot, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2019, with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late George T. Crawford.


Dot was born July 15, 1923, in Laytonsville, Maryland, a daughter of the late Dorsey and Rena Mullinix Plummer.


She graduated from Gaithersburg High School in 1941 and shortly after began working for People’s Life Insurance in Washington, D.C. Dot began her career with the federal Government and worked at both the Public Health Administration and the Atomic Energy Commission, now known as the Department of Energy.


Dot married George Thomas Crawford Sr. on October 3, 1946, and moved to the Crawford Farm in Germantown to become a farm girl. She was blessed with two sons, Tommy and Timmy. After George’s tragic death on September 24, 1965, she and her sons continued running the farm and milking the cows.


Dot was active with the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair, where she volunteered for over 50 years and was a lifetime member. She was also a volunteer with Epworth United Methodist Church, helping with the women’s group and in the office.


She leaves to cherish her memory her son, Tommy Crawford and daughter-in-law Terry; daughter-in-law Gail Crawford; grandchildren, Kimberly Crawford, Jackie Myers and husband Donnie; Christy Lynch and husband Matt; Mike Crawford and wife Sarah; great-grandchildren, Caraline Lynch, Colin Lynch, Brady Lynch, Gunner Crawford, Mackenzy Crawford, Bristol Crawford, and Jessa Crawford.


Besides her husband George, she is preceded in death by her son Tim Crawford, April 25, 2017.

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