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James Luther Crowe

January 22, 1940 October 27, 2018
James Luther Crowe
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Obituary for James Luther Crowe

James (“Jim” or “Jimmie”) Luther Crowe, 78, of Magnolia entered Heaven Saturday night, October 27, 2018, He fought a difficult battle with Parkinson’s for 17 years. He leaves his wife of 51 years, Christeen Delores Crowe; daughter, Natalie Kramer; son, Keith Crowe; daughter-in-law, Kerry Redmond Crowe; son-in-law, Edwin Kramer; and 4 grandchildren: Courtney Kramer, Katelyn Kramer, Kayla Crowe, and Logan Crowe. He also leaves three sisters: Lila McLaughlin, Reda Pickens, and Becky Montgomery, cousins, and many close friends.
James was born in Pickwick Dam, Tennessee on January 22, 1940 to Martin Luther Crowe and Mary Ruth Crowe. His father was a foreman for TVA. James graduated from Pickwick South Side High School in 1958. He was salutatorian of his senior class. His student body selected him for “Mr. Southside” in his senior year, and he was also the senior class president. In 1962, he graduated from the Lambuth Branch of The University of Memphis in Jackson, Tennessee with a B.S. Degree in Business Administration.
James enlisted in the US Army in August, 1962 and completed basic training at Fort Gordon, Georgia. He started his enlistment at Fort Bliss, Texas and then was later transferred to Fort Hood, Texas. While he was stationed at Fort Hood, his company was sent to Germany. He was promoted to sergeant in 1963.
After the army, he moved to Memphis, Tennessee where he worked for Union Planters Bank, York Manufacturing, RCA, and Texaco. He married Delores Chumney and they had two children, Natalie and Keith. Texaco transferred him to St. Louis, Mo., then to Houston. Here he joined North Oaks Baptist Church and served as a deacon. In 2003, He and Delores moved to Magnolia and joined Magnolia’s First Baptist Church where he also served as a deacon.
He enjoyed a wonderful life and was blessed by many friends and family.


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Magnolia, Texas 77354

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Magnolia, Texas 77354

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18525 Fm 1488 Rd Magnolia 77354 Texas
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