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Caldwell and Cowan Funeral Home

3134 Floyd Street Northeast
Covington, GA 30014
(770) 786-7062
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Caldwell and Cowan Funeral Home Obit Line

3134 Floyd Street Northeast
Covington, GA 30014
(770) 784-5582
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J C Harwell and Son Funeral Home

2157 East Street Southeast
Covington, GA 30014
(770) 786-2524
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Lawnwood Memorial Park and Memory Chapel Maslm Cmtry

1111 Access Road
Covington, GA 30014
(770) 787-8314
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Lester Lackey & Sons Funeral Home

1163 Reynolds Street P.O. Box 629
Covington, GA 30015
(770) 786-6177
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Newsouth Cremation Services

11405 Brown Bridge Road
Covington, GA 30016
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Jerry Russell Krisle -- Cope - The Times and Democrat

Monday, June 19, 2017

Jacob Krisle, Lane Krisle, Meghan Krisle and Ansley Newman; great-grandchildren, Brody Krisle, Gavin Krisle and Aubrey Bosco; sisters, Connie Swann, Peggy Hooper, Martha Tate, Betty Stewart, Jane Covington, Paulette Burroughs and Susan Atchley; brother, Mike Krisle; and numerous nieces and nephews. Sign up to get each day's obituaries sent to your email inbox .whatcounts-form-container.well { padding-bottom: 5px; } .whatcounts-form-container .left-col, .whatcounts-form-container .right-col{ float: left; width: 100%; max-width: 345px; } .whatcounts-form-container .left-col{ margin-right: 20px; } .whatcounts-form-container .whatcounts-min .left-col{ max-width: none; margin: 0; } .whatcounts-form-container .disclaimer { font-size: 13px; line-height: 14px; margin-bottom:10px; clear:both; } .whatcounts-form-container .input-group-addon.wc-addon-captcha{ padding: 4px 10px; border-left: 0; } The family would like to thank the caring staff of Regency Hospice and the Circle of Love home health nurses.Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, S.C. Chapter, 140 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 210, Columbia, SC 29210.

Pastors perturbed by ousting of funeral home leader - Indianapolis Recorder

Monday, April 03, 2017

The local Black Church community is speaking out after learning that Nathan Bluitt Jr., general manager and former owner of Williams and Bluitt Funeral Home, has been removed from his post.Ronald Covington Sr., pastor of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church and the founder and visionary of B.U.I.L.D (Believers United and Local Development), called the development a “travesty” and said he could already feel the pain of Bluitt’s absence.“The entire community will be upset when this gets out,” Covington said. “This will hurt the community because Bluitt has not only been a huge blessing to the churches, but also to the community as a whole.”Bluitt joined the staff of then-Williams Funeral Home in 1986 and purchased the business in December of 1992, changing its name to Williams and Bluitt. According to the business’ website, Williams and Bluitt employed 10 people and serviced 71 families in its first full year of business. Today, the funeral home employs approximately 60 part-time and full-time workers and serves roughly 500 families each year.Bluitt sold the business in 2011 to the Wilson Financial Group, an established Black-owned funeral home acquisition firm owned by Gerald Wi...

Obituaries for March 7, 2017 - State Gazette

Monday, March 13, 2017

David Franklin Gean of Dyersburg, TN passed away on Monday at his residence.Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Dyersburg Funeral Home.Virgil L. Hubble Jr., 90, of Covington, formerly of Dyersburg, passed away on Sunday at his residence.Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Dyersburg Funeral Home.Bernice C. Kirby, of Bells, Tennessee, died Monday at Bells Nursing Home in Bells, Tennessee. Funeral arrangements for Mrs. Kirby will be announced by Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.John Larkin Mulliniks Sr. of Lake Charles, Louisiana, died Saturday at Brookdale Assisted Living Center in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.David Lynn Nelson, age 78, of Halls died Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Oakwood Manor Nursing Home of Dyersburg, TN. Memorial Service will be held Tuesday at 6:00pm at the Halls Community Center.Angie VanTassel, 48, of Dyersburg, TN died Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Tennova Healthcare Dyersburg Regional.Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Curry Funeral Home.

Obituaries for February 15, 2017 - State Gazette

Monday, February 20, 2017

N 38024. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.curryfuneral.com.Robert Louis "Bob" King, 57, of Dyersburg, died Feb. 10, 2017 in Dyersburg. He was a member of Hebron Community Church in Covington and an office manager for Yellow Freight. The husband of Sharon Climer King, he also leaves his daughters, Morgan Burns (Justin) and Leann King, both of Dyersburg; his father, William I. King of Covington; brother Chris King (Mona) of Ripley; a sister-in-law, Donna King of Covington; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Helen King, a brother, Bill King, Jr.; and a great-nephew, Luke Taylor.Visitation for Mr. King was 5-8 p.m. Sunday, February 12, with funeral services officiated by Bro. Lonnie Robertson and Bro. Jim Yates 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13, all at Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home. Interment was in Shiloh Cemetery.Darrell Murray, 64 of Yorkville, Tennessee, died on Monday, February 13, 2017, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, Tennessee.Born Tuesday, November 4, 1952 in Union City, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Lenard Murray and the late Gilda Ione Poole Murray. Mr. Murray was a former employee of All-Wear Manufacturing and was employed with the State of Tennessee as manager of the Dyersburg Welcome Center.Funeral services for Mr. Murray will be 1:00 PM on Thursday, February 16, 2017 in the Chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home. Officiating this service will be Rev. Mike Roberson. Interment will follow in Cool Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 10:30 AM until 1:00 PM at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.He is survived by one daughter, Skye Ellis (Stacy) of Rutherford, Tennessee; one sister, Judy Hanks (David) of Yorkville, Tennessee; four grandchildren, Kyleigh Crawford, Brileigh Ellis, Braxton Ellis and Madison Ellis all of Rutherford, Tennessee; two nephews, Andy Johnson and his family of Yorkville, Tennessee and Corbin Johnson and his family of Yorkville, Tennessee and one niece, Becky Cobb and her family of Double Springs, Alabama.Pallbearers will be Eddie Criswell, Terry Mooney, Wayne Kilburn, Harvey McKeel, John Murray and Mike Murray. Honorary Pallbearers (In Post Mortem) Mike Greene and Johnny Hendricks.Online condolences may be made to the family at johnsonwilliamsfuneralhome.com. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Darrell Murray.

Sellers, Troy Wayne - Roanoke Times

Monday, February 06, 2017

Troy Wayne Sellers, 49, of Roanoke, passed peacefully into the arms of Jesus on Sunday, May 29, 2016, at his home. Mr. Sellers was born December 2, 1966, in Covington a son of Pastors Wayne and Dr. Joy Dressler Sellers of Roanoke.The funeral service will be held Thursday, June 2, 2016, at 11 a.m. at the graveside in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens in Roanoke. The family will receive their friends following the service.The family suggests that memorial donations in Troy's name be made to: The Gideons-Roanoke East, P.O.Box 373;  Roanoke, VA 24003.       Arritt Funeral Home in Covington is in charge of arrangements. Online guest registration is available at arrittfuneralhome.com. ...

OBITUARIES JAN. 29 – FEB. 5, 2017 - Berea Online

Monday, February 06, 2017

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her brother Paul Edward Cambpell.She is survived by her loving husband Mike Cornett; one sister Wanda Klaserner of Covington; many close friends and community children that she made her own through Sunday school and the Head Start program.Funeral services will be 11am Friday, February 3, 2017 at Lakes Funeral Home Berea with Bro. Jimmy Lakes, Bro. Glenn Whittamore and Bro. John Roden officiating. Burial will follow in the Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Thursday evening from 6-9pm at the funeral home.Active pallbearers will be family and friends.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Blue Lick Baptist Church.Mary MasonMary Elizabeth MasonMary Elizabeth Thomas Mason, 74 of Berea, Kentucky died Monday, January 30th, 2017 at St. Joseph Main in Lexington. She lived her entire life in Madison County, made her profession of faith four years ago and will be dearly missed by all that knew her.She was an industrious lady. She worked for many years as a factory worker at Robinson Tool and Die, later ran a this-and-that type shop, sold furniture, cherished her Mother’s hand-made quilts and was a proud member of the Red Hat Society.Mary is survived by one son, William J. “Billie” Creech; grandson Robbie Creech; several nieces and nephews, and very special friend and caregiver, Jane Alexander. Her parents Charlie and Nettie (Alcorn) Thomas, sisters Edith Spivey and Ruby Story passed before her.Funeral Service 2:00 PM, Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Reppert Funeral Home with Brother Wayne Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Bark Road Cemetery. Visitation after 1:00 PM.Daniel L. AlexanderDaniel L. Alexander, 50, of Waco, passed away Thursday, February 2, 2017, at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital in Lexington. He was born March 18, 1966, in Lexington, KY, to Roger Dean and Nellie Evans Alexander of Waco.Danny received a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and History from Eastern Kentucky University. He was a former employee of Bybee Pottery and a construction worker.In addition to his parents, Nellie and Roger, survivors include his sister, Gwen Johnson of Waco, two brothers, Ronald “Ronnie” Burley Alexander (Johna) of Richmond and Roger Dean Alexander, Jr. (Vicki Grant) of Waco; one half-brother, Kenny Alexander (Connie) of West Virginia; half-sister, Vicki Alexander of Dreyfus; several nieces and nephews including, Zach Johnson (Rachel), Brandy Johnson Mulcahy, Evan Alexander, Rhia D. Lowery, Larry Ryan Dunaway, Chris, and Christy; several aunts, uncles and great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Kathy Lynn Alexander Osborne.Funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM Monday, February 6, 2017 at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Bro. Joey Kays officiating. Burial will follow at Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 11 AM until service time on Monday at the funeral home.Pallbearers will be Zach Johnson, Evan Alexander, Jeff Curry, Louis Potts III, Teddy Elliott, and Clint McMaine.Robert Lee WallaceRobert Lee WallaceRev. Dr. Robert Lee Wallace, 89, of Richmond, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017, at Telford Terrace in Richmond. Born July 7, 1927, at Quinton, Kentucky, in Pulaski County, he was the son of the late Everett Arnold, and Eula Mae Cole Wallace.Dr. Wallace received his BA degree from Berea College in 1950, his M. Div. degree from Duke Divinity School, Duke University in 1955 and a D.D. from union Coll...

Robert Crowder, who worked to improve SARCOA, dies at 67 - Dothan Eagle

Monday, January 30, 2017

Term Care Task Force and served as past President of the Alabama Gerontological Society (AGS).He was inducted into the Senior Citizens Hall of Fame in 2009.Locally, senior centers in Barbour, Coffee, Covington, Dale, Geneva, Henry and Houston counties have exercise equipment, computers and Internet access due to Crowder’s vision and persistence.Crowder was instrumental in securing additional local funding for the senior centers and achieved a funded grant for the Enhanced In-Home Service program, which provided homebound participants with additional food via the Brown Bag program and also provided additional transportation for medical appointments.Through his leadership, the Hungry to Help Program was established giving sponsors the vehicle through which to provide nutritious meals to an elderly neighbor, a senior friend, or a disabled loved one.Because of Crowder’s vision the Wiregrass Senior Resource Center was established.Crowder worked directly with numerous senior citizen groups, service delivery agencies, city and county political entities and numerous other resource groups to meet the needs of seniors.The SARCOA staff grew from 10 employees to 70 during Crowder’s tenure.The family will receive friends at Ward-Wilson Funeral Home from 5-7 p.m. Sunday.The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at Tabernacle United Methodist Church in Taylor. Burial will follow in Memory Hill Cemetery.

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Jerry Russell Krisle -- Cope - The Times and Democrat

Monday, June 19, 2017

Jacob Krisle, Lane Krisle, Meghan Krisle and Ansley Newman; great-grandchildren, Brody Krisle, Gavin Krisle and Aubrey Bosco; sisters, Connie Swann, Peggy Hooper, Martha Tate, Betty Stewart, Jane Covington, Paulette Burroughs and Susan Atchley; brother, Mike Krisle; and numerous nieces and nephews. Sign up to get each day's obituaries sent to your email inbox .whatcounts-form-container.well { padding-bottom: 5px; } .whatcounts-form-container .left-col, .whatcounts-form-container .right-col{ float: left; width: 100%; max-width: 345px; } .whatcounts-form-container .left-col{ margin-right: 20px; } .whatcounts-form-container .whatcounts-min .left-col{ max-width: none; margin: 0; } .whatcounts-form-container .disclaimer { font-size: 13px; line-height: 14px; margin-bottom:10px; clear:both; } .whatcounts-form-container .input-group-addon.wc-addon-captcha{ padding: 4px 10px; border-left: 0; } The family would like to thank the caring staff of Regency Hospice and the Circle of Love home health nurses.Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, S.C. Chapter, 140 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 210, Columbia, SC 29210.

Pastors perturbed by ousting of funeral home leader - Indianapolis Recorder

Monday, April 03, 2017

The local Black Church community is speaking out after learning that Nathan Bluitt Jr., general manager and former owner of Williams and Bluitt Funeral Home, has been removed from his post.Ronald Covington Sr., pastor of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church and the founder and visionary of B.U.I.L.D (Believers United and Local Development), called the development a “travesty” and said he could already feel the pain of Bluitt’s absence.“The entire community will be upset when this gets out,” Covington said. “This will hurt the community because Bluitt has not only been a huge blessing to the churches, but also to the community as a whole.”Bluitt joined the staff of then-Williams Funeral Home in 1986 and purchased the business in December of 1992, changing its name to Williams and Bluitt. According to the business’ website, Williams and Bluitt employed 10 people and serviced 71 families in its first full year of business. Today, the funeral home employs approximately 60 part-time and full-time workers and serves roughly 500 families each year.Bluitt sold the business in 2011 to the Wilson Financial Group, an established Black-owned funeral home acquisition firm owned by Gerald Wi...

Obituaries for March 7, 2017 - State Gazette

Monday, March 13, 2017

David Franklin Gean of Dyersburg, TN passed away on Monday at his residence.Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Dyersburg Funeral Home.Virgil L. Hubble Jr., 90, of Covington, formerly of Dyersburg, passed away on Sunday at his residence.Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Dyersburg Funeral Home.Bernice C. Kirby, of Bells, Tennessee, died Monday at Bells Nursing Home in Bells, Tennessee. Funeral arrangements for Mrs. Kirby will be announced by Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.John Larkin Mulliniks Sr. of Lake Charles, Louisiana, died Saturday at Brookdale Assisted Living Center in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.David Lynn Nelson, age 78, of Halls died Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Oakwood Manor Nursing Home of Dyersburg, TN. Memorial Service will be held Tuesday at 6:00pm at the Halls Community Center.Angie VanTassel, 48, of Dyersburg, TN died Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Tennova Healthcare Dyersburg Regional.Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Curry Funeral Home.

Obituaries for February 15, 2017 - State Gazette

Monday, February 20, 2017

N 38024. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.curryfuneral.com.Robert Louis "Bob" King, 57, of Dyersburg, died Feb. 10, 2017 in Dyersburg. He was a member of Hebron Community Church in Covington and an office manager for Yellow Freight. The husband of Sharon Climer King, he also leaves his daughters, Morgan Burns (Justin) and Leann King, both of Dyersburg; his father, William I. King of Covington; brother Chris King (Mona) of Ripley; a sister-in-law, Donna King of Covington; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Helen King, a brother, Bill King, Jr.; and a great-nephew, Luke Taylor.Visitation for Mr. King was 5-8 p.m. Sunday, February 12, with funeral services officiated by Bro. Lonnie Robertson and Bro. Jim Yates 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13, all at Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home. Interment was in Shiloh Cemetery.Darrell Murray, 64 of Yorkville, Tennessee, died on Monday, February 13, 2017, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, Tennessee.Born Tuesday, November 4, 1952 in Union City, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Lenard Murray and the late Gilda Ione Poole Murray. Mr. Murray was a former employee of All-Wear Manufacturing and was employed with the State of Tennessee as manager of the Dyersburg Welcome Center.Funeral services for Mr. Murray will be 1:00 PM on Thursday, February 16, 2017 in the Chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home. Officiating this service will be Rev. Mike Roberson. Interment will follow in Cool Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 10:30 AM until 1:00 PM at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.He is survived by one daughter, Skye Ellis (Stacy) of Rutherford, Tennessee; one sister, Judy Hanks (David) of Yorkville, Tennessee; four grandchildren, Kyleigh Crawford, Brileigh Ellis, Braxton Ellis and Madison Ellis all of Rutherford, Tennessee; two nephews, Andy Johnson and his family of Yorkville, Tennessee and Corbin Johnson and his family of Yorkville, Tennessee and one niece, Becky Cobb and her family of Double Springs, Alabama.Pallbearers will be Eddie Criswell, Terry Mooney, Wayne Kilburn, Harvey McKeel, John Murray and Mike Murray. Honorary Pallbearers (In Post Mortem) Mike Greene and Johnny Hendricks.Online condolences may be made to the family at johnsonwilliamsfuneralhome.com. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Darrell Murray.

Sellers, Troy Wayne - Roanoke Times

Monday, February 06, 2017

Troy Wayne Sellers, 49, of Roanoke, passed peacefully into the arms of Jesus on Sunday, May 29, 2016, at his home. Mr. Sellers was born December 2, 1966, in Covington a son of Pastors Wayne and Dr. Joy Dressler Sellers of Roanoke.The funeral service will be held Thursday, June 2, 2016, at 11 a.m. at the graveside in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens in Roanoke. The family will receive their friends following the service.The family suggests that memorial donations in Troy's name be made to: The Gideons-Roanoke East, P.O.Box 373;  Roanoke, VA 24003.       Arritt Funeral Home in Covington is in charge of arrangements. Online guest registration is available at arrittfuneralhome.com. ...

OBITUARIES JAN. 29 – FEB. 5, 2017 - Berea Online

Monday, February 06, 2017

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her brother Paul Edward Cambpell.She is survived by her loving husband Mike Cornett; one sister Wanda Klaserner of Covington; many close friends and community children that she made her own through Sunday school and the Head Start program.Funeral services will be 11am Friday, February 3, 2017 at Lakes Funeral Home Berea with Bro. Jimmy Lakes, Bro. Glenn Whittamore and Bro. John Roden officiating. Burial will follow in the Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Thursday evening from 6-9pm at the funeral home.Active pallbearers will be family and friends.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Blue Lick Baptist Church.Mary MasonMary Elizabeth MasonMary Elizabeth Thomas Mason, 74 of Berea, Kentucky died Monday, January 30th, 2017 at St. Joseph Main in Lexington. She lived her entire life in Madison County, made her profession of faith four years ago and will be dearly missed by all that knew her.She was an industrious lady. She worked for many years as a factory worker at Robinson Tool and Die, later ran a this-and-that type shop, sold furniture, cherished her Mother’s hand-made quilts and was a proud member of the Red Hat Society.Mary is survived by one son, William J. “Billie” Creech; grandson Robbie Creech; several nieces and nephews, and very special friend and caregiver, Jane Alexander. Her parents Charlie and Nettie (Alcorn) Thomas, sisters Edith Spivey and Ruby Story passed before her.Funeral Service 2:00 PM, Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Reppert Funeral Home with Brother Wayne Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Bark Road Cemetery. Visitation after 1:00 PM.Daniel L. AlexanderDaniel L. Alexander, 50, of Waco, passed away Thursday, February 2, 2017, at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital in Lexington. He was born March 18, 1966, in Lexington, KY, to Roger Dean and Nellie Evans Alexander of Waco.Danny received a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and History from Eastern Kentucky University. He was a former employee of Bybee Pottery and a construction worker.In addition to his parents, Nellie and Roger, survivors include his sister, Gwen Johnson of Waco, two brothers, Ronald “Ronnie” Burley Alexander (Johna) of Richmond and Roger Dean Alexander, Jr. (Vicki Grant) of Waco; one half-brother, Kenny Alexander (Connie) of West Virginia; half-sister, Vicki Alexander of Dreyfus; several nieces and nephews including, Zach Johnson (Rachel), Brandy Johnson Mulcahy, Evan Alexander, Rhia D. Lowery, Larry Ryan Dunaway, Chris, and Christy; several aunts, uncles and great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Kathy Lynn Alexander Osborne.Funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM Monday, February 6, 2017 at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Bro. Joey Kays officiating. Burial will follow at Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 11 AM until service time on Monday at the funeral home.Pallbearers will be Zach Johnson, Evan Alexander, Jeff Curry, Louis Potts III, Teddy Elliott, and Clint McMaine.Robert Lee WallaceRobert Lee WallaceRev. Dr. Robert Lee Wallace, 89, of Richmond, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017, at Telford Terrace in Richmond. Born July 7, 1927, at Quinton, Kentucky, in Pulaski County, he was the son of the late Everett Arnold, and Eula Mae Cole Wallace.Dr. Wallace received his BA degree from Berea College in 1950, his M. Div. degree from Duke Divinity School, Duke University in 1955 and a D.D. from union Coll...

Robert Crowder, who worked to improve SARCOA, dies at 67 - Dothan Eagle

Monday, January 30, 2017

Term Care Task Force and served as past President of the Alabama Gerontological Society (AGS).He was inducted into the Senior Citizens Hall of Fame in 2009.Locally, senior centers in Barbour, Coffee, Covington, Dale, Geneva, Henry and Houston counties have exercise equipment, computers and Internet access due to Crowder’s vision and persistence.Crowder was instrumental in securing additional local funding for the senior centers and achieved a funded grant for the Enhanced In-Home Service program, which provided homebound participants with additional food via the Brown Bag program and also provided additional transportation for medical appointments.Through his leadership, the Hungry to Help Program was established giving sponsors the vehicle through which to provide nutritious meals to an elderly neighbor, a senior friend, or a disabled loved one.Because of Crowder’s vision the Wiregrass Senior Resource Center was established.Crowder worked directly with numerous senior citizen groups, service delivery agencies, city and county political entities and numerous other resource groups to meet the needs of seniors.The SARCOA staff grew from 10 employees to 70 during Crowder’s tenure.The family will receive friends at Ward-Wilson Funeral Home from 5-7 p.m. Sunday.The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at Tabernacle United Methodist Church in Taylor. Burial will follow in Memory Hill Cemetery.