Ocean Zaelynn Crowe, treasured daughter of Kaniah and Dodge, born Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2019, died peacefully in the arms of her parents after six beautiful and unforgettable hours.
A beautiful baby girl who touched so many lives in such a brief time, Ocean experienced holding hands with mommy and daddy and many hugs and kisses from her family, listening as her mommy and daddy sang her songs, read her books and being told “I love you” countless times.
Ocean is deeply loved by her mommy; daddy; her maternal grandparents, Abe and Sarella Jackson and Calvin “Bug” James; great grandparents, Abe Queen and Lou Jackson, Linda “Nin” Lambert; special grandma, Phyllis Shell; special uncle, Michael Abraham George, all of Cherokee; paternal grandmother, Tina Crowe; great grandparents, Joe and Linda Crowe; great aunt, Cathy Watkins of Walhalla, SC; great aunts and uncles, Tavish and Robbie Brown, Keahana Sluder, Lisa Young, Justin Lambert, and Sharlotte Jackson; uncles, Brenn Si Jackson, Braylon and Cyrus James; aunts, Jacelyn, Kailey, and Kyra James; cousins, Elias, Jessica and Ilawi Huskey, Anehi and Wadulisi Sluder, Brooklyn and Noland Brown, Fawn, Lars and Zephyr Edvardsen, Caine Lambert, Isabella and Gabrielle Garcia all of Cherokee; and many other cousins and lots of friends.
She was preceded in death by her great grandma, Ethel Lambert; great grandpa “J” (Frank) and granny “J” (Elizabeth) Bigmeat Jackson; great grandparents, Robert and Lana Lambert; great grandparents, Butch and Harriet Sequoyah James; great aunt, Bernice Swayney; and cousin, Dennie Wilnoty.
Pallbearers will be Noland Brown, Brenn Si Jackson, Braylon James, and Dawson Wilnoty.
Family will receive friends at 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28 in the chapel of Crisp Funeral Home. Funeral services will begin in the chapel at 2 p.m. Pastor Ben Reed will open with prayer. Pastor Ricky Stepp will officiate with burial in the Birdtown Cemetery.