A memorial service for Betty O. Crow, 91, of Tyler, will be held on Sunday, October 25, 2009, at 2:00 PM at Stewart Family Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Paul Powell officiating. A private burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Crow passed away, October 20, 2009 in Tyler.
She was born December 13, 1917 in the community of Copeland, Smith County, Texas to Oscar and Tennie Brown Spier. Mrs. Crow was a lifelong resident of Smith County.
She married Coy F. Crow in 1935. Together, they owned and operated Coy Crow Paint and Body Shop and Wrecker Service in Tyler. Following retirement in 1975 from their business, Mrs. Crow enjoyed an active second career as a licensed Realtor for 32 years, retiring for the second time in 2007 at the age of 89. She was a charter member of Green Acres Baptist Church.
Mrs. Crow was preceded in death by her son Charles Crow in 1993, and by her husband of 62 years, Coy F. Crow in 1997.
Mrs. Crow is survived by her loving family including her daughter Nan Emmerson and husband Bill and by granddaughters, Kate Emmerson and Caroline Emmerson, all of Redlands, California.
Honorary pallbearers will be O.E. Ables, Joe Elliott, Jr., Court Hazelton, Leonard Leifer, Randy Roberts and Lonny Uzzell.
Memorials in honor of Betty O. Crow may be made to The Hospice of East Texas Foundation, 4111 University Boulevard, Tyler, Texas 75701 or East Texas Meals on Wheels, 1915 Garden Valley Road, Tyler, Texas 75701.
For more information or to express condolences, visit www.stewartfamilyfuneral.com.