December 11, 1938 ~ March 1, 2011

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

ARLENE WARREN CROWE CANDLER – Arlene Warren Crowe, 72, of Upper Glady Fork Rd., died on Tuesday, March 1, 2011, at her residence. A native of Buncombe Co., she was a daughter of the late Rufus Andrew and Edith Stewart Warren. She was also preceded in death by brothers Billy Edward Warren, Jack Warren, and by two grandchildren, Devan Donovan Phillips and Kyle Andrew Crowe. Mrs. Crowe was retired from Enka High School, and was a member of Glady Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Albert Crowe; daughters Krista Crowe, Karen Roberts, and Kelly Phillips and husband Tyson, all of Candler; a son, Kevin Crowe and wife Stephanie of Candler; 9 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; sisters Carolyn Wise of Horse Shoe and Loretta Changery of Woodfin; and brothers Bobby Warren of Asheville, Benny Ray Warren of Arden, Danny Warren of Candler, and Dennis Warren of Kernersville. A funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday at Glady Baptist Church, with the Reverends Charles Sprinkle, Gerald Sprinkle, and David Grindstaff officiating. Interment will follow at Pisgah View Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue.

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  1. I worked with Arlene at Enka High School and am blessed to have known her. A piece of my heart hurts but I know she is being content looking into Jesus’s face. Much love to the entire family. Be blessed and comforted!

  2. Although I know she is now in a far better place, I also know how difficult it can be for the loved ones who remain. My prayers are with you all.

  3. Kelly,
    Your mother and I graduated from Enka High School the same year. I remember her sweet smile and gentle spirit. I know you will miss her, but you have a strong Faith in the Lord to help you during this time along with many friends and loved ones.

  4. Dear Crowe family: Sorry for your loss…Praying for peace and comfort for you, and sympathies especially to Carolyn Sue and Danny. Geraldine Gosnell

  5. Kevin, Stephanie, Kelly, Tyson & Family,

    Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. We are thinking about you especially during this time.

  6. To our dear friends, the Crowe family, We are so sorry for your loss. But, we all know that our loss is Heaven’s gain. You will never have to see her in that sad condition again. Praise God for his blessings! Knowing her my entire life, we will always remember Arlene as that sweet, soft-voiced lady who was such a good friend to us all. We love you all. If there is anything we can do, please let us know. Our prayers are with you. It is very hard right now and we pray God will give you comfort and strength.

    David,Sharon McMinn & Family.
    Christine Baker

  7. Dear Albert & Family:

    It is with great sadness that we hear of the loss of Arlene. We will not be able to make it for the service but know that our prayers are with you during this time of loss.

    We love you and remember all the good times throughout the years we have been friends.


    Dave & Tamara

  8. I’m so happy to know that Aunt Arlene is with Jesus today! I can picture her, Nanny and Papaw walking hand in hand together in His presence and I look forward to the day when I can see them all again! I’ll be praying that God can bring you His comfort during this time.

  9. Albert, Kelly, Karen, Krista we are so sorry for the lost of your sweet Mother. She battle her illness for so long, and now she is at rest. We love you guys. and pray that the good memories will give you peace, and comfort during this time. You will be in our prayers and thoughts. God Bless.
    Marvin & Karen Mathews

  10. My condolences go out to Albert and family. I attended school with both Albert and Arlene and remember them in their youth. I always remember Arlene as a bright shinning light as she walked through the halls of Enka Hi. I will inform as many of our classmates as I can of Arlene’s passing and I’m sure they will be saddened by this news.

  11. To all of the Crowe family, We are so sorry for your loss. There are so many words to describe Mrs Arlene, loving, caring, faithful, a precious soldier of the cross, with a smile that will never be forgotten. We love her so dearly, and have many fond memories that can never be taken away. We pray Gods blessings on all of you.

    love, Susan and Hudson

  12. To Uncle Albert and Family,
    We were so sorry to hear about your loss and we are praying for you daily. I know you will be so happy to see her again in Heaven.
    Love, Steve Shelly Ashlyn and Wyatt

  13. I went to school with Arlene, she was a very good friend of mine! your family has my deepest sympathy! very sweet, I know she will be missed greatly! sincerly Mary Lou Watts, Gentry.


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