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James Henry Crowell - 1931

Submitted by Donnie Pickard

Van Buren County Democrat

October 30, 1931

Henry Crowell Dead

James Henry Crowell, aged 56 years, died at the home of his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Griggs, of Walnut Grove community at 7:50 p.m. Saturday Oct. 24, following a year's suffering of stomach trouble. Funeral services were held at the community church Sunday morning, services being conducted by Rev. J. Hughes of Clinton. Interment took place at the Clinton cemetery.

Mr. Crowell was born at Scotland May 9, 1875. At the age of 20 he was united in marriage to Miss Delsena Chandler. Four years later they moved to Crowell Mountain where practically the remainder of his life was passed.

To their union five children were born, four surviving, as follows: Dr. M. F. Crowell of Oklahoma City, Mrs. Dealia Griggs of Walnut Grove, Aaron and Mrs. Bessie Lewis of Little Rock, the latter not being able to attend the funeral.

Mr. Crowell made a profession of religion at the age of 21. Identifying himself with the Methodist church. His life ever afterwards was consistent with the faith he professed. He was a true and loyal husband, a kind and loving father, a good neighbor and enjoyed the confidence and high esteem of all who knew him.