HIGH POINT Anne Crawford Early, 86, passed away peacefully on March 4, 2018, at Beacon Place, following a lengthy illness. Born on January 28, 1932, in Cornelia, GA, she was the daughter of Gertrude Kimzey Crawford and Abbott Linton Crawford. She was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Melanie Early Gibbs; her sister, Kathleen Tucker, and her brother, Linton Crawford. Anne wore many hats in life: College Professor; Music Teacher; Court Reporter and Real Estate Agent. She resided in Atlanta, GA, Washington, D.C., Fernandina Beach, FL, and Seattle, WA, before settling in High Point to be close to family. She is survived by three grandchildren; Ryan and Daniel Gibbs of Vacaville, CA and Kevina Gibbs of Baltimore, MD; a niece, Sharon Crawford Johnson of Cornelia; four nephews, Sam Tucker of Jamestown, NC, Kim and Mike Crawford of Cornelia, GA, and Brian Crawford of Athens, GA; and two great-grandchildren. A celebration of life service will be held on Sunday, March 18, 2 p.m., at First Christian Church, Greensboro,NC. Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro, NC.