Marguerite Montgomery Crowden
Funeral for Marguerite Montgomery Crowden, 86, from Moulton will be today, November 14, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with Bro. Neil Carter officiating and Elliott Funeral Home directing. Burial will be in Moulton Memory Gardens. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service at the church.
Mrs. Crowden, who died Sunday, November 11, 2012, was born January 14, 1926, in Morgan County to Thomas Montgomery and Mamie Coffey Montgomery.
The deceased began her working career at Lawrence Corporation, followed by employment at Monsanto of Decatur. Along with working at Monsanto she owned and operated Crowden Grocery for many years. After selling the business, she worked at the deli at Moulton Food Fair and then retired in 1999.
Mrs. Crowden loved fellowshipping with her Christian brothers and sisters from Pleasant Grove Baptist Church where she was a member for over 40 years. Mrs. Crowden loved going to church, traveling and reading.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dennis M. Crowden and one son, Mark Crowden.
She is survived by two daughters and one son, Denise Anderson (Donald), Dennis S. Crowden (Melvlyn) and Lisa Stone (John); one sister, Virginia Privett; five grandsons and one grandaughter, Brian Anderson, Stacey Crowden (Tina), D.J. Anderson (Miranda), Jake Stone (Laura-Ashley), Grant Crowden and Katlyn Crowden and six great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Brian Anderson, Stacey Crowden, D.J. Anderson, Tyler Anderson, Jake Stone, Grant Crowden and Cody Crowden.
Honorary pallbearers will be Donald Anderson and John Stone.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to FCA (Fellowship of Christian Atheletes), 901 Wimberly Dr. S. W/ P. O. Box 5628, Decatur, AL 35601.