Clifton Crews, 83, of Strawberry, died July 4, 2004. He was born Feb. 24, 1921, in Loveland, Colo.
As an infant, he moved to Midwest, Wyo., where he attended grade school and high school. He attended Billings Polytechnic College, Billings, Mont. and Montana State University at Bozeman, Mont.
Mr. Crews served four years in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the Atlantic and Pacific. He was employed in the Midwest by Stanolind Oil and Gas.
In l953, he married Marie Indergard in Casper, Wyo. In 1958, they moved to Phoenix.
Mr. Crews was associated in real estate and insurance until 1989 when he retired to Strawberry.
He is survived by his wife, Marie, and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Oley and Esther Crews, and his sisters, Audrey Coryell and Betty Oberlander.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 9 at First Baptist Church of Pine, 4039 N. Highway 87 in Pine.
Donations can be made to RTA Hospice, 107 E. Frontier St., Payson, AZ 85541.
Arrangements by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.