William Wayne Crow

William Wayne Crow

Memorial services for William Wayne Crow, 92, Sulphur, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 16, at DeArman Funeral Chapel with Chaplain Matt Benedict officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of DeArman Funeral Home of Sulphur.

Born December 19, 1926 in Washita, Oklahoma to William Bryant and Birdie Lee (Davis) Crow, he passed away Monday, September 30, in Sulphur, at the age of 92 years, 9 months and 11 days.

Wayne grew up in Faxon, Oklahoma where he attended school until enlisting in the military. After serving in the army during WWII, Wayne moved to San Dimas, California where he met Mary Lucille Koller, whom he married on March 20, 1948. They continued living in San Dimas where they raised their children and Wayne worked for the metropolitan water district until his retirement. After his retirement, they moved to Sulphur, where he served as tax assessor for Murray County until his retirement. Wayne enjoyed music, playing his guitar and writing songs. He occasionally played at the Sulphur Veterans Center and the Pauls Valley senior citizen center.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Dale and Jack Crow; two sisters, Virgie Ayers and Ruth Glover Clayborn.

He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Mary “Luke” Crow, Sulphur; daughters and sons-in-law, Jayne Ann and Johnny Ashley, Sulphur and Jodi Lynn and Stan McDowell, Fallbrook, CA; brother, Ted Crow, Arizona; five grandchildren, Bryant, Michael, Jerrod, Misty, and Trevor; eight great grandchildren; four step-great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren on the way.

Online condolences may be sent to www.dearmanfuneralhome.com

Sulphur Times-Democrat

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