BILLLIE JEANE CRAWLEY MILLIKEN, 87, longtime
resident of Weatherford, TX, passed away Dec. 22,
2014, with burial at the City Greenwood Cemetery in
Jeane was born in Ranger, TX on Dec. 13, 1927, to
A.E. & Ethel Crawley. She attended Ranger High
School in the Class of 1945 & was a RHS cheerleader.
She attended Texas Christian University graduating
with a degree in education in 1949. She taught
school in Wichita Falls and Fort Worth. Jeane
married Charles C. Milliken of Weatherford in
December of 1954, and they had three children.
She taught at RHS in 1957 to replace a teacher
who had moved away. Jeane was a loving wife,
homemaker, mother, grandmother and great-grand-
mother. She enjoyed traveling, bridge, cooking
and spending time with family and friends. She
was a longtime member of St. Stephen Catholic
Church in Weatherford.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her
beloved husband of 50 years, Charles Milliken, also
brothers Sterling Price Crawley (RHS-1932) & Deane
Crawley (RHS-1937), & sister Anita Crawley Perry
Survivors at the time of her death: daughter, Ann
Bolton and her husband, Steve; sons, Chuck Milliken
and his wife, Dana, and Steve Milliken and his wife,
Merry; grandchildren, Kirk Bolton and his wife,
Leslie, Kyle Bolton, Chris Milliken and his fiancée,
Emily Paul, Garrett Milliken, Grant Milliken, Jake
Milliken & Landry Milliken; great-grandchild, Avery
HUSBAND: CHARLES C. MILLIKEN, 79, passed away Dec. 31,
2004, with burial in the Old Greenwood City Cemetery,
Charles was born June 2, 1925, in Weatherford to Charles
Barthold Milliken & Gertrude Hartnett Milliken. He
attended Weatherford schools, St. Edward's University
and the University of Texas at Austin, graduating in
1947 with a degree in aeronautical engineering.
He served as an ensign in the U.S. Navy from 1944 to
1946, after graduating from Midshipmen's School at
Notre Dame University.
Charles joined the C.D. Hartnett Company in 1948, working
in Ranger. While in Ranger, TX, he was president of the
Lions Club, Jaycees and Chamber of Commerce. Charles
married Jeane Crawley (RHS-1945) of Ranger in 1954 and
they had three children. The family moved to Weatherford
in 1964 and Charles became president and general manager
of the C.D. Hartnett Company in 1970.
He was a member of the Weatherford Noon Lions Club, Chamber
of Commerce and the Weatherford Water and Electric board.
He was president of the Texas Wholesale Grocers Association
and a member of the National Association of Wholesale
Grocers and Frosty Acres Brands Inc.
Charles was a lifelong member of St. Stephen's Catholic
Church in Weatherford.
Charles was a devoted husband and father. He was loved
and admired by his family, friends and company employees.
His guidance and leadership were an inspiration to all.
Charles was preceded in death by his parents and his
sister, Jane Maulsby.
Survivors at the time of his death: wife of 50 years,
Jeane Crawley Milliken; daughter, Ann Bolton and husband,
Steve; sons, Charles B. Milliken and wife, Dana, Stephen
E. Milliken and wife, Merry; grandsons, Kirk and Kyle
Bolton, Christopher, Garrett and Grant Milliken.