Eunice Murray Crow

Published 12:01 am Sunday, November 25, 2018

Aug. 25, 1932 – Nov. 21, 2018

FERRIDAY — Services for Eunice Murray Crow, 86, of Ferriday, who died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, at the Columns, will be 10 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church in Ferriday with the Rev. Josh Morea officiating.
Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Young’s Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Mrs. Crow was born Aug. 25, 1932, in Franklin County, the daughter of Oliver Murray Sr. and Ruby Anderson Murray.
Some of her fondest memories were of Mr. Joe’s Sunday school class, Ridgecrest Widows Ministry and her monthly Sears lunch bunch. She was a lady of many talents and successful in a number of business ventures. She found her true calling after opening the “Little Red School House” and later operated a daycare from home. Many still call her “Maw Maw Crow.”
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robbie Lee Crow; one daughter, Brenda Crow Hobson; one granddaughter, Virginia Kathryn Crow; one brother, Rayford Murray; and one sister, Estelle Murray Priest.
Survivors include two sons, Eddie Crow and wife, Peggy, of Ferriday and retired Brig. Gen. John Sherman Crow and wife, Virginia, of Monterey; three brothers, Oliver Murray Jr. and wife, Betty, of Alexandria, Ala., Larry Murray and wife, George Anna, of Denver, and Stanley Murray and wife, Toni, of Monterey; grandchildren, Natalie Schwager and husband, Dr. Keith Schwager, of Natchez, Rebecca Herbst and husband, Mark, and Jennifer Hobson Griffin, all of Baton Rouge, Lisa Crow Reynolds and family, Linda Crow Chase and family and Scott Hobson of West Monroe, La.; great-grandchildren, Anna, Rose and Helen Schwager, Jackson and Wesley Herbst; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Michael Burley, Terry Harvey, Mark Herbst, Wayne Murray, Kenny Priest and Dr. Keith Schwager.
Honorary pallbearers will be deacons of Ferriday First Baptist Church and members of Mr. Joe Odenwald’s Sunday school class.
A special thanks to Dr. Huey Moak, The Columns nursing staff, Encompass Hospice and extended family of caregivers, Jenny Gibson, Tina Gaston, Marilyn Holland and Wanda Adams.

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