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Funeral service for Marice "Laverne" Crow of Chickasha, Oklahoma, will be Saturday, Jan 13, at 2:00 PM at Central Assembly of God, 901 Grand Avenue, Chickasha, OK.
Mrs. Crow was born September, 21, 1922, in Rush Springs, Oklahoma, the daughter of Tom Bennett and Mary "Dime" (Merrett) Bennett. She completed her earthly journey on January 6, 2018 in Chickasha. She had made her home in Grady County for most of her 95 years. ?She attended Little Rush and Keechi Schools where she was a fierce competitor in sports. She enjoyed camping and fishing--especially on the Washita River with extended family where "throw-lines" were set and checked at two-hour intervals during the night. She also had a reputation for selecting a good watermelona skill she learned while helping her family with the farming as a young girl.
She was united in marriage with William "Calvin" Crow on April 30, 1941, in Chickasha. Mrs. Crow loved to work outdoors and spent several years in their trucking businessdriving a "bob-tail" hay truck with a "headache rack", while her husband drove a semi-trailer. They made many trips to Kansas and Nebraska to find hay to take to the dairies around Fort Worth, Texas. She never needed "Women's Lib". ?Mrs. Crow was a member of Assembly of God Churches most of her adult life and faithfully served wherever needed. ?Laverne was preceded in death by: parents and husband; 5 brothers: Leo, Cleo, Perry, Donald, and Louis; 3 sisters: Vernice, Katherine, and Lila. 1 son-in-law: Larry Hatfield. She also grieved the passing of her dog Buddy.
Survivors include: 1 daughter, Helen Hatfield of Chickasha; 1 son: Kenneth and Becky Crow of Willis, Texas; 1 sister: Betty Copeland Vansill and husband Jess of Chickasha; 1 sister-in-law: Lenora Bennett of Chickasha. 6 grandchildren: Glenna and Mark Reid of Bartlesvile, OK; Cory and Linda Crow of Houston; Lonnie Hatfield of Jay, OK; Trista and Marcel Shroff of League City, Texas; Casey and Bernada Crow of Houston; Tana and Casey Loring of Spring, TX; 8 great grandchildren and 1 g-g grandchild; also many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. ?Interment will be in the Rush Springs Cemetery under the direction of Sevier Funeral Home. Condolences may be made at www.sevierfuneralhome.com.
Published on January 9, 2018
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