Funeral services for Mrs. Rachel Rozene Crowder, 100, of
Hilham, TN, will be held at 2 P.M. on Monday, April 18, 2016, at
Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro,
TN. Burial will follow in the Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery in
the Stone community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2 P.M. - 9
P.M., and Monday from 10 A.M. until time of services.
She passed away on Friday, April 15, 2016, at Cumberland
River Hospital in Celina, TN.
She was born March 18, 1916, in Overton County, TN, to
the late William Porter Kinnard and Della Rose Kinnard. On
April 16, 1938, she was married to the late James Roger
Crowder. She was a retired factory worker and homemaker,
and a member of the Burristown Church of Christ.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded
in death by 3 Sons: Russell Burton Crowder, Dillon Odell
Crowder, and Roger Dale Crowder; 1 Daughter: Gearldine
Crowder; 2 Grandchildren: Paula June Mahaney and Andrew
Meadows; and 1 Great Great Grandchild: Abigail Steward.
Survivors include 1 Son: Joe (Wilma) Crowder of
Whitleyville, TN; 3 Daughters: Helen Mahaney and Pat (Benny)
Meadows, all of Gainesboro, TN, and Brenda (Edwin) Lee of
Hilham, TN; 1 Sister: Mary "Tommie" (B.J.) Ellis of Ashville, NC;
Special Niece: Gail Masiongale of Pall Mall, TN; 14
Grandchildren; 30 Great Grandchildren; 8 Great Great
Grandchildren; and 2 Step Great Grandchildren.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer
Society, American Heart Association, or the donor's favorite
charity by contacting the funeral home.
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