Edna Laurie (Hurt) Crow


Obituary Notice

Edna Laurie (Hurt) Crow, 89, widow of Arthur Daniel Crow, of 1433 Dennison Avenue, Staunton, died Friday (January 16, 2004) at Rockingham Memorial Hospital, Harrisonburg, VA. She was born on April 24, 1914 in Doddridge, Arkansas, a daughter of the late Edward E. and Lola Belle (Atchison) Hurt.

Mrs. Crow was a homemaker and had previously spent several years as a house parent at the Arkansas School for the Deaf. She had been a Sunday School teacher for many years at First Baptist Church, Little Rock, and was a member of First Baptist Church in Staunton, VA. Family members include a daughter and son-in-law, Alice Belle and Wayne Frick of Staunton; two nieces, Sylvia Moore and Charlene Boykin, both of West Palm Beach, FL; three great nephews, Alan Craig and William Craig of Benton, AR, and Steven Craig of El Dorado, AR; a great niece, Jackie Gerlis of Benton, AR; and numerous great-great nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted at 4 p.m. Tuesday, January 20 in the Chapel of Henry Funeral Home, Staunton, VA. Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 24 at Roselawn Memorial Park, Little Rock, AR by Ruebel Funeral Home. 

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that those desiring, may send memorials to the ASD Museum Fund at Arkansas School for the Deaf, 2400 West Markham, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205.

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  • My heartfelt sympathy to Alice and Wayne for the loss of their mother and I am sure that you felt peace about giving her away to God as she has enjoyed the years with you all and have always have the respect of Edna Crow as a person and still amazed what she has gone through and still have faith in God.. May the feeling of grace from God on you both to go on in another area of living and enjoyed the amazing grace of God on your way on the next step.
    Dianna G. Elledge
    Lewisville, Texas (suburan of Dallas)
    Email: DGELLEDGE@aol.com 
  • Edna was my former Sunday school teacher when I was in high school. She was the one who I thought was my aunt but she was not after I learned from my parents. I will surely miss her but wow she is in a beautiful place in heaven with her husband and others who already there waiting for her and now she joins them there.
    May the good lord embrace you Alice in time of sorrow in lost of your mother.
    I will always remember her and stick in my heart as well as Arthur.
    Love always
    Jane Patsy Harrell
    Norwood Department Of Defense (DOD), Washington, DC
  • Virginia Carter
    Big Spring, Texas
    Email: Maetall@lycos.com
  • Phyllis (Ward) Smith
    Clinton, Mississippi
  • I have known Edna for long time. She and her late husband, Arthur went school with my father, Kermit Thomas. My heartfelt sympathy goes to the family. May God be with the family during the time of their needs.
    Karen Sue Thomas
    Garland, Texas
  • Alice, you are truly blessed to have wonderful godly parents who taught us how to enjoy the cherished godly friendship from Arthur and Edna Crow and their daughter Alice who taught us to walk in the Lord. Our heart go out to you to your loss of your beloved mother. May the Lord comfort you through this. Your parents have had left a very impacted legacy to the deaf community including us that their lives honored the Lord.
    Cherish the memories and comforting words.
    Patricia and Hollis Warmack
    Shreveport, Louisiana
    Email: pawhol@aol.com