ROSSVILLE Jessie Carlock Crawford, 78, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at a local hospital.She was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was a 1953 graduate of LaFayette High School. She retired in 1997 from the Ringgold Telephone Co. with 23 years of service as a bookkeeper. After her retirement she, and Tom, enjoyed traveling and seeing the country.She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Bessie Carlock; brothers, Bill Carlock and Frank "Pete" Carlock; sisters, Juanita Ukena, Mary Doyle and Katie Carlock.Survivors include her devoted companion of 25 years, Thomas Grimes Jr.; sons, Mike (Supattra) Crawford, of Wyoming and Randy (Karen) Crawford, of Chattanooga; grandsons, Dustin, Corey, and Carter Crawford; brothers, J.D. (Nina) Carlock, of Celina, Texas and Jack (Virginia) Carlock, of Fredericksburg, Va.; sister, Alice Hatch, of Ringgold, Ga.; sister-in-law and caregiver, Mary Jane Carlock, of Rock Spring, Ga.; and several nieces and nephews.Condolences may be sent to www.lane-southcrestchapel.com.Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Rock Spring UMC Cemetery with Rev. David Cox officiating.Arrangements are by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, located at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.