A Celebration of Life for Mr. Frank Olyn Crow Sr., 93, of Saks, will be Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at 2 p.m. at K.L. Brown Memory Chapel in Golden Springs with the Rev. Sandy Felkin officiating. Interment will follow at Forestlawn Gardens. The family will receive friends from noon until the service hour at the funeral home. Mr. Crow died Sunday, May 19, 2013, at The Village at Cook Springs on what would have been his and Mrs. Crow's 68th anniversary. He is preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Emily Jean Haynie Crow; a granddaughter, Emily Ruth Hodges and a sister, Gladys Crow Liles. Mr. Crow was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Saks. He served in the U.S. Marines during both World War II and the Korean War. Mr. Crow retired from the Anniston Police Department after 25 years of service, where he was a "Motor Scout" (patrolling on motorcycle). He was a charter member of the F.O.P. Lodge, worked as Deputy Sheriff of Calhoun County for two years, and retired from Pollock & Collins Oil Company after working there for 15 years. Mr. Crow was a faithful husband, father, and grandfather, and was a loving, caring Christian man who will be missed by all. Survivors include a son, Frank O. Crow Jr. and his wife, Christi, of Saks; daughter, Roxann Crow Hodges and her husband, Bruce, of Springville; granddaughters, Jennifer Jean Crow Russell and her husband, Jamey and Jessica Carol Kadle and her husband, David; grandson, William Russell "Rusty" Roberts and his wife, Erica; great-granddaughters, Anna Carol Russell, Elizabeth Carol Kadle and Abby Rose Roberts; great-grandsons, John Olyn Russell, Jack Edward Kadle and William Ray Roberts; several nieces and nephews; and caregivers, Joyce Grosso and Carolyn Whitfield. Pallbearers will be John Cassell, Glenn "Frog" Usrey, Ken Swader, Allen Ray, Paul Kadle and Hoyt Bowen. The Crow family would like to thank the nurses and staff on the unit of Woodland Way at The Village at Cook Springs and those of Oasis Hospice for all of their tremendous level of care and compassion. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of Saks Building Fund, PO Box 4654, Anniston, AL 36204. Online condolences may be made to the Crow family at: www.klbrownmemory chapel.com K.L. Brown Memory Chapel 620 Golden Springs Road Anniston, AL 36207 256-231-2334
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Published in The Anniston Star on May 21, 2013