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Crelia Rayburn

February 9, 1930 March 6, 1984
Crelia Rayburn
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Services have been set for Rayburn Crelia, age 54, who was killed in Wichita Falls, TX yesterday. He was the victim of an apparent robbery/homicide incident now under investigation by the Wichita Falls Police Department. It is our understanding that there has been arrests made at this time. Additional information will be announced when it is released by authorities.

Mr. Crelia was the son of Fred and Ethel Hankins of the Eldorado Community where Rayburn was born and reared. He had been living in Wichita Falls where he was occupied as Vice-President and Chief Engineer of T. C. White Company located there in Wichita Falls. He had also honorably served his community as a law-enforcement officer for a short time before returning to private Industry.

Funeral services will be 2:30 P.M. Thursday at the Eldorado First Baptist Church, Rev. Kenneth Coleman officiating. Burial will be in the Eldorado Cemetery under the direction of Lowell Funeral Home.

He is survived by his parents, of the home in Eldorado; two sons Ray Lynn Crelia of Colorado Springs, CO and Dwight Crelia of Houston, TX; one daughter,Carol Ross of Los Angeles, CA; one brother, Lyndon Crelia of Willington, TX; two granddaughters; two grandsons.

2:30 PM

First Baptist Church

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