Velma Sumrall Crowe
October 23, 1962 - April 19, 2018
VELMA SUMRALL CROWE, AGE 55 and a resident of Franklinton died early Thursday morning April 19, 2018 at her home. She was a Licensed Practical Nurse that worked at the Washington Parish Activity Center for many years. Velma was a member of First Baptist Church of Franklinton that enjoyed making jewelry for herself, her daughters and others. Velma also enjoyed traveling and square dancing. She loved watching her daughters play softball and basketball during their childhood years and followed them everywhere during their playing careers at Bowling Green School. Velma also loved attending the Washington Parish Free Fair each year.
Survived by: Husband: John Crowe of Franklinton, 3 Daughters and Sons in law: Whitney and Shadd Pittman, Jessica and Brock Mayeux, Melissa Crowe all of Franklinton; Granddaughter: Emersyn Mayeux; 2 Brothers: Jim Sumrall, Mike Sumrall both of Folsom; Also numerous nieces, nephews, other family members and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents Wilton Sumrall and Kaye Wilson Sumrall, and 2 aunts, that helped raise her as a child, Ruth Sumrall Peterson and Mae Sumrall Strahan.
Visitation will be at Crain Funeral Home Friday April 20th from 5 pm until 9 pm and after 12 pm on Saturday. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel at 2 pm Saturday with Rev. Paul Watts and Rev. Ray Varnado officiating. Burial will follow in the Stevens Cemetery near the Stoney Point Community.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations to the Franklinton Association for Challenged Citizens (P.O. Box 622, Franklinton, LA 70438) or to the First Baptist Church of Franklinton Building Fund (950 Self Street, Franklinton, LA 70438).
Pallbearers: Kenneth Strahan, David Bryant, Geoffrey Crowe, Shadd Pittman, Brock Mayeux, Kevin Bond