Crone Joann Crone, age 73. Sunrise July 31, 1940 in Radford, VA and Sunset October 20, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio. Joanne was a member of Faith Tabernacle COGIC where she served as the Church Mother, as well as with the Senior Ministry, YPWW, Bible Band Team, Senior Choir, Pastors Aide Leader, Track Ministry, and Missionary Ministry. Mother Crone was preceded in death by her parents Mary Alice Brown and Hawthorne Reed Sr., brothers Wendell A. Reed and Charles Lee Reed, and sisters Mary Jane Lee and Nancy Reed. Left to cherish her memory are sons, Terry (Tika) Tyree, Kevin (Sylvia) Tyree, Antony Tyree, Eric (Dora) Crone, Jeremy (Lashana) Crone, and Stephen Crone; brothers, Paul Reed, Hawthorne (Esther) Reed Jr., and Larry (Connie) Reed; sisters, Margaret Greene, Charlotte (Larry) Rankin, Gracie Reed, Frances (Walter) Brown, and Vera Griffin; and 19 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation 6 p.m. and Home Going Service 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at Faith Tabernacle COGIC, 1783 E. 23rd Ave. Interment Wednesday 10 a.m. at Evergreen/Eastlawn Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE, 2500 Cleveland Ave. To order flowers, and offer condolences to CRONE Family, visit www.THECHAPELOFPEACE.com.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Oct. 28, 2013