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Helping Youth Obtain a Higher Education

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Scholarship Awarded

Ruth Ann and Jib Crawford Memorial Scholarship

The Ruth Ann and Jib Crawford Memorial scholarship was awarded on January 31, 2023, to Phillip Crawford.  A copy of Phillip's essay can be found here.  We are happy for Phillip and wish him Godspeed in his studies.  A $500 scholarship check is being sent to Phillip as he goes forward with his studies at Holmes Junior College.














It is an honor to be able to remember Ruth Ann and Jib Crawford and the positive impact they had on so many lives in Grenada and beyond. They were good friends and set an example of what it means to make a difference in a community. 


Mr. James Provine “Jib” Crawford was born February 12, 1933 in Grenada. He served his country in combat during the Korean Conflict and went on to be part of the U.S. Armed Forces for over 42 years. Jib was active in several non-commissioned officer’s organizations as well as the Grenada Civitan Club. He was an active and devoted member of the First United Methodist Church in Grenada. Jib passed away on October 7, 2022. His obituary is at


Mrs. Ruth Ann Crawford was born January 30, 1935 in Webster County. Ruth Ann was the Office Manager at Commercial Credit for many years. She was a devoted member of First United Methodist Church and served for over 50 years in the church nursery, choir and women's group. Ruth Ann was a leader and a compassionate "mother" to many. She passed away on January 28, 2021. See


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Chris Goughnour

December 5, 1980 - December 15, 2018

Memorial Scholarship

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Elena Bathrick

April 30, 1948 - April 15, 2019

Memorial Scholarship

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Dilian Deal

August 7, 1954 - December 15, 2021

Memorial Scholarship

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Dulce Deinken

1948 - 2018

Memorial Scholarship

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