Obituary of Miriam Elizabeth Busbee
Miriam Elizabeth Busbee, 77, of Lexington, SC, passed away June 15, 2022. Miriam was born to Claude Edward Crawford and Lillie Mae Watts Crawford on July 2, 1944 in Columbia, SC. She is preceded in death by her parents; her beloved husband of 60 years, James Paul Busbee, Sr.; brother Claude Earl Crawford; and sister Clara Maelene Mills.
Miriam is survived by her brothers William Everette Crawford, Charles Crawford, Mitchell (Deborah) Crawford; daughters Glenda (Russell) Oswald, Donna (Thurman) Owens; son James Paul Busbee, Jr. (John); and 4 grandchildren Anna, Joshua, Hailey & Hannah; 4 great grandchildren Kylie, Thea, Anna & Gracie.
Miriam was retired from Devro Tepak in Sandy Run and she attended Grace Chapel of Dixiana. Her passion was spending her time with her children, grands and great grands. Miriam could make any person feel like family. She loved sewing, baking her famous pound cakes, and going on family road trips. She was a wonderful cook and appreciated any opportunity to enjoy a meal out with family. She lived her life by setting an example of love and trust for her children and grandchildren. Her legacy will live on in all the happy memories she left behind.
A funeral service will be held at Grace Chapel, 663 Dixiana Road, West Columbia, SC, on Monday, June 20, 2022 at 11:00 am with a visitation one hour prior to the service. A private entombment will take place later that day.To plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Miriam Busbee, please visit our Tree Store