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Mary Victoria (Sarafian) Crockett
August 22, 1920 – October 11, 2013
Mary V. Crockett, of Kansas City, KS passed away October 11, 2013 at age 93. Mary was born in Cranston, RI August 22, 1920. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Bill, her parents, Sarkis and Yeranig Sarafian (survivors of the Armenian genocide), sisters Isabelle Corner, Virginia Goldie & Louise (Hass) Richardson.
She is survived by her children: Cheri, of Kansas City, KS; Bill of Jonesboro, GA; Angi (Harvey) Landholm of Cincinnati, OH; sister Angie Consolo of Rialto, CA; two grandchildren, Michelle (Bryan) Tompkins of Spokane, WA; Scott (Amy) Landholm of Denver, CO; 7 great grandchildren, and special family LeRoy, Susie and LeeAnna Schmidt of Louisburg, KS. She is also survived by many dear nieces and nephews and special friends, who have been blessings sent from God.
In February, 1955, Mary accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Lord and Savior. He forgave her sins and gave her a new, abundant, eternal life with Him in Heaven. She and her children were warmly welcomed by God’s family at the First Baptist Church of Turner, where they received nurture and care. To God be all praise, honor and glory!
Heartfelt gratitude to the staff at KU Hospital and St. Luke’s Hospice for their compassionate, loving care. God bless you all. Mary’s body has been donated to the anatomy department of the University of Kansas Medical Center.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 1:30 PM at First Baptist Church of Turner. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Jews for Jesus (60 Haight St, San Francisco, CA, 94102) or First Baptist Church of Turner/Bereavement Dinners , (701 So 55th St, KC, Ks, 66106).
“Only one life ‘twil soon be past; Only what’s done for Christ, will last.” (Anon)