Funeral services for Mr. John D. Crowder 83, of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 2 P.M. on
Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at Anderson – Upper
Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will
follow in the Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery in the Stone
community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Monday from 3 P.M. –
9 P.M., and Tuesday from 11 A.M. until time of services.
He passed away on Sunday, March 9, 2014, at Cookeville
Regional Medical Center.
He was born October 10, 1930 in Jackson County, TN, to
the late TandyHall Crowder and Bonnie Stone
Crowder. On July 2, 1955 he was married to Nancy
Crowder, who survives. They were married for 58 years.
He was retired from TDOT, served in the U.S. Army during
the Korean War, and was a member of the Cubb Creek
Church of Christ.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2
Brothers: Donald Crowder and Paul Crowder; and 2
Sisters: Edith Smith and Robbie Richardson.
Survivors include His Wife: Nancy Crowder of
Gainesboro, TN; 2 Daughters: Judy Cootes, and
husband, Russell of Smithville, TN and Patricia
Witherspoon, and husband, George of Summertown, TN; 4
Grandchildren: Terra (Michael) Long, Tandi (Cody)
Stafford, Tyrell (Amanda) Bowman, and Trent Jones; 5
Great-Grandchildren: Paige and Colby Long, Harley and
Hayden Stafford, and Bryson Bowman and 2 Nieces:
Pauline (Charles) Whitaker and Paulette Radke.
Bro. Hubert Jones, Bro. O’Neal Huffines, and Bro. George
Witherspoon will officiate at the services.
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