Crowder, Willie A.

Willie A. "Joe Willie" Crowder


1918 - 2006

Willie A. “Joe Willie” Crowder, 87 of Kingsland, died Monday, March 20, 2006 in the Dallas County Medical Center in Fordyce. He was born August 11, 1918 in Fordyce, a son of Henry Boston Crowder and Eddie McCollum Crowder. He was a retired lumber grader, a member of First Baptist Church in Fordyce and a World War II Army POW veteran. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Dolly Jane Morris Crowder; brother, Raymond Crowder and sister Katherine Garner. He is survived by two sons, Jimmy Crowder of Kingsland and Carroll Crowder of Fordyce; one daughter, Nancy Fleming of Fordyce; two brothers, Vernon Crower of Fordyce and Brumice Crowder of Pine Bluff; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Graveside services are 2:00 pm Wednesday at Garner Cemetery. Arrangements by Benton Funeral Home in Fordyce. To sign the online register visit www.bentonfuneralhome.com. 

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