April 1, 1919 ~ May 23, 2005

Born in: Buncombe Co.,
Resided in: Candler, NC

Anna Lee Harron Crowder, 86, formerly of Fairmont Road, Candler, went to be with her Lord on Monday, May 23, 2005, at Pisgah Manor Health Care Center. Mrs. Crowder was born in Buncombe County and was a daughter of the late Willie E. and Siddie Belle Wilde Harron. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Ortive Crowder who passed away in 2000 and by two brothers Clifford Harron and Troy Harron. She was a member of Hominy Baptist Church. She was a beloved mother and wife and a dedicated homemaker with a wonderful smile and kind word for everybody. She is survived by two daughters, Willene Wise and her husband Howard and Margaret Morgan and her husband Bruce, all of Candler; four grandchildren, Donna W. Parris, Jeff Wise, and Katha M. Tasios, all of Candler, and Kevin Morgan of Ohio; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters Hazel McLean of Weaverville and Phyllis Robinson of Atlanta; two brothers Howard Harron and Gene Harron, both of Weaverville; and several nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. Joe Yelton officiating. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Her family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Flowers will be appreciated or memorials may be made to Day Stay Scholarship Fund, Hominy Baptist Church, 135 Candler School Road, Candler, NC 28715. Her family wishes to express their appreciation to the staff of Pisgah Manor for the care given to Mrs. Crowder.

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  1. Willene & Howard,
    I send my, heartfelt, sympathy. My thoughts and prayers are with you today. May God bless you and give you strength at this time of sorrow.

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  2. Dear Margaret and Family,
    You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this time of grief. Take Care,
    Gwen Vaughn

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  3. Willene, Howard and all the rest of the family…my heartfelt condolences on the loss of Anna Lee. I will always remember her sweet, smiling face and the fun we used to have with her and Ortive and my parents, Alvah and Gladys. She will be missed. God bless you all.

    Love, Sherry

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  4. My thoughts and prayers are with you. I’ll always remember your Mother when you lived up on Beaverdam and we all played together. Willene and Margaret, you are in my thoughts. Joan

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