John Crowley

John Crowley

MANTEE – John Allen Crowley, 75, died Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at his home. He was born May 6, 1937, in Lee County to Dewey O. Crowley and Myrtle Zethel Henley Crowley.


He retired after 53 years in the furniture industry. He was member and deacon of the Pine Bluff Baptist Church in Mantee.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Houston with Bro. J.R. Eaton officiating. Burial will be in the Pine Bluff Cemetery in Mantee. Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


A complete obituary will be published in the Wednesday, Jan. 2, Chickasaw Journal.
He is survived by his wife, Sylvia Forrester Crowley of Mantee; one daughter, Melissa Dawn Hudgins (Michael) of Tupelo; two granddaughters, Sabrina and Savannah Hudgins of Tupelo, and one grandson, Tyler Hudgins of Pontotoc; one brother, Hugh Paul Crowley of Cumberland; two sisters, Peggy Murphee and Ruth Yarbrough of Cumberland.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Polly Sue Nichols; and a brother, James Carlton Crowley.

Pallbearers will be Tyler Hudgins, Donald Moore, Mike Crowley, Ronnie Crowley, Vic Nichols and Eddie Tabb Murphee.

Visitation will be from 5 until 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Pine Bluff Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Betty McNeel, 7999 Colony Road, Pheba, MS 39755.

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