OBITUARY: Mark Welch Crowe

by Jun 6, 2022OBITUARIES0 comments


Mark Welch Crowe, 74, of the Big Y Community of Cherokee, went to meet his heavenly Father on Sunday, June 5, 2022 while at the Cherokee Indian Hospital. Mark was a servant of God and loved to share the Word. He was a member of the Big Witch Baptist Church.

Mark also was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. Mark Retired after 42 years of service with the Cherokee Boys Club where he served as president for 12 years.

Mark was preceded by his parents, Jim and Elizabeth (Wilnoty) Crowe, and siblings, Kaiser Wilnoty, Richard Arneach, and Carolyn Crowe.

He is survived by his loving wife, Glenda, of 53 years; his sons, Troy Crowe (Missy) and Chester Crowe (Brandy); brothers, David, Sylvester, and Roland Crowe; sister, Maryann Crowe all of Cherokee; grandchildren, Kayla (Sonny), Jacobi (Harry), Laura (Skylar), Trae, Mark (Kendra), Sidney (Dean), Taloa and Isaac; great-grandchildren, Talan, Cynthia, Jovane, Colton, Delilah, and Taysom; special great-grandchildren, Devin, Hunter and Logan; several nieces and nephews along with beloved nephew and niece, Sam Crowe and Libby Ensley and his special friend, Odie Swayney.

A visitation will be held Tuesday, June 7 beginning at 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Big Witch Baptist Church and a funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8 at the church with Jimbo Sneed and Keith Carson officiating.

Pall bearers will be Talan Crowe, Odie Swayney, Carr Crowe, Little Mark Crowe, Isaac Saunooke, Bo Crowe, Dick Crowe, Peanut Crowe, and Colton Crowe.

Long House Funeral Home assisted the family in the final arrangements.